Modern Israel

Old Gesher

Old Gesher

The old Gesher courtyard is a site in the Beit Shean Valley where the founders of Kibbutz Gesher first settled. During the War of Independence,

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Mount Herzl

Mount Herzl is the site of Israel’s national cemetery and other memorial and educational facilities, found on the west side of Jerusalem beside the Jerusalem

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Moses Montefiore

Moses Montefiore

So Sir Moses Haim Montefiore (1784 –1885) was a British financier and banker; activist; philanthropist. Born to a poor Italian-Jewish family; he married into the

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Hashomer

Hashomer

Hashomer (literally means “The Watchman”) was a Jewish defense organization in Palestine founded in April 1909. Moreover, it was an outgrowth of the Bar-Giora group

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Meir Dizengoff

Meir Dizengoff

Meir Dizengoff was a Zionist leader and politician and the founder and first mayor of Tel Aviv. Dizengoff’s actions in Ottoman Palestine and the British

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