Yom Yerushalayim with the National Library of Israel

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Explore the rich history of Jerusalem, starting from the city's time under Ottoman rule, followed by the British mandate, as well as the years between the establishment of the State of Israel and the Six Day War.

You can also experience first-hand the lives of Jerusalem’s residents during the years 1948-1967 and explore a number of “heroes” of Jerusalem.

Also watch our webinar "Jerusalem Day: Melting pot or Multicultural? Jerusalem as a Microcosm of Israeli Society"‍ to explore the historical background of Jerusalem Day, how it manifests today in Israeli society and to discuss how learning personal stories can help contextualize and forge a connection to grand historical events.

Lesson plans, resource packs, primary source materials, videos, and more from The National Library of Israel.

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  • After School and Beyond
  • Congregational Learning
  • Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • Teen Engagement
  • Family Engagement