Wikimedia Israel

Wikimedia Israel

In 2018, Wikimedia Israel gathered archival images from the early 20th century with expired copyrights and published about 28,000 images to Wikipedia’s platform for free, public access. The photos give insight into life of Palestinian families in the region—Muslim,...
Tantura Women, Children, Elderly

Tantura Women, Children, Elderly

The expulsion of Tantura women, children, and elderly from Furaydis to Jordan as the Red Cross supervises June 1948 Courtesy of Israel State Archives from Ben Rothenberg Collection Via...
G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

The G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection—formerly known as the Matson Photo Service Collection—contains more than 23,000 glass and film negatives, transparencies, and photographic prints. The photos were created by the American Colony Photo Department, which...
Israel Pre-State Photos by David Serry

Israel Pre-State Photos by David Serry

David Serry had taken thousands of photos over his lifetime between 1913 and 1981, which feature his Jewish perspective of Middle Eastern descent community in Palestine and Israel. His son, Shlomo Serry, discovered the negatives in the early 2000s and has been working...
Wanted Poster of Irgun and Lehi Members

Wanted Poster of Irgun and Lehi Members

The Palestine Police Force was a British colonial institution established during the Mandate. Jewish terrorist groups were among their targets. Featured photo: “Palestine Police Force wanted poster of Irgun and Lehi members. Menachem Begin appears at the top left.”...