Jewish Refugees During and After the Holocaust
Jews fleeing the Nazis had difficulty finding countries that would take them in.
America’s First Consul to Jerusalem
Warder Cresson's journey to Jerusalem, and to Judaism, took a convoluted path.
The British Mandate in Palestine
The emergence, structure, and function of the mandatory government from 1923-1948.
The United Nations Partition Plan of 1947
The details of this ill-fated effort to create a two-state solution for Jews and Palestinians.
Palestine Under Hasmonean Rule
The marriage of politics and religion contributed to both the expansion and destruction of this short-lived dynasty.
Jewish Life in Palestine at the Beginning of the Christian Era
What daily life was like from the first through fifth centuries.