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The lead-up to the first-ever Maccabiah games

Every four years, Israel hosts the Maccabiah, also referred to as “the Jewish Olympics.” It is an international Jewish athletic event, which is open to Jews and all Israeli citizens, regardless of religion. The first-ever Maccabiah took place during the … Continue reading

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Israel’s policy of demolishing homes and its roots in the British Mandate

Over the past few weeks, Israel reportedly demolished a number of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, as well as Bedouin homes in the Negev.

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Sick with the flu in 1930s Mandate Palestine

On 2nd November, 1938, underneath the cheap prepaids on page three, the Jerusalem-based daily Palestine Post carried the ad above for ‘ASPRO,’ an English-made brand of aspirin recommended for beating the flu.

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The Palestine Post’s Kristallnacht editorial

As a follow up to my last post on Mandate Palestine press coverage of Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany in November 1938,  here is the 11th November editorial of the Jerusalem-based daily The Palestine Post. I think it speaks for itself:

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When Tel Aviv lost its oldest resident

Israel ranks highly among OECD (Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation) countries today when it comes to life expectancy. According to a recent study reported by Haaretz, on average men live to 82 – two years more than the OECD average … Continue reading

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