Robert Capa, 1950, Upon their arrival at the port of Haifa, new immigrants were placed in a receiving camp of Shaar Aliyah, where they would be housed until permanent accommodation could be found for them
THE BRITISH MANDATE IN PALESTINE 1917-1948 Not an independent Palestine (which was not an independent country for millennia), but a territory ruled by the British, who took over from the Ottomans (who ruled for 400 years).
Irgun Zvai Leumi (National Military Organization in the Land of Israel) are armed with rifles, revolvers and automatic weapons as they take position on the rooftop of a Jewish house in case of Arab attack on the Jaffa – Tel Aviv border in the Manshiah Jewish quarter in Tel Aviv, Israel, on December 27, 1947.
Tiberias is a center of Jewish life over the centuries, particularly after the destruction of Jerusalem at the hands of the Romans. It emerged as one of Judaism's holy cities after Jerusalem, Hebron and Safed. Rabbis of the Talmud and Maimonides are buried in Tiberias. And over the last few centuries pious Jewish families and scholars made it their home. This photo is from 1927.