The Revolt of Absalom – Rebel Prince of the House of David
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Greetings from a vanished world
The story of the youngest fallen IDF soldier has been accompanied by one single photograph for years. Thanks to the CIty of David foundation guides, his family became aware of another rare photograph that had been forgotten. His niece, who works for the foundation, told us emotionally: It was “greetings from a vanished world”.
From Sachsenhausen Camp in Germany To Burial on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem
He was murdered in the Zaksenhausen camp in Germany and buried on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
Yehoshua was taken during the Holocaust 84 years ago. His father, who managed to obtain his son's ashes, safeguarded them throughout the war years, emigrated to Israel, and buried them on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. After decades, recently his family members managed, with the assistance of the Mount of Olives Information Center operated by the Elad Association, to locate the burial site and soon they will visit the grave for the first time.
For a Happy New Year: the Symbols of the Festival in the City of David
Various appearances of the symbols of New Year's Eve have been discovered in finds in the City of David, and give special significance to the ceremony of the blessings on them. We have collected some selected and especially sweet ones, for a happy and sweet new year
A gold earring that is more than 2000 years old has been discovered in the City of David
A gold earring decorated with the figure of a horned animal from the Hellenistic period has been discovered in the Givati Parking Lot in the City of David in the National Park surrounding the walls of Jerusalem, in an archaeological dig led by the Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University.