Rare Color Footage Shows Jerusalem in the 1930s

Aug. 20 2019

In the 1930s, a Jewish family visited Jerusalem and filmed what they saw, in color, with a 16mm camera. Isaac Tessler reports that, as part of a larger project, the amateur movie has been restored and made publicly available. (A 5-minute video and pictures can be found at the link below.)

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More about: Film, Jerusalem, Mandate Palestine, Western Wall

Mike Pompeo Rejects One of the Myths of the Palestinian Refugees

Jan. 19 2021

Since the beginning of the year, the outgoing secretary of state has been using his Twitter account to tout his department’s various accomplishments during his tenure. Among these, notes Jimmy Quinn, lay an important statement explaining the 2018 decision to cease funding the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA): “it’s estimated [that less than] 200,000 Arabs displaced in 1948 are still alive and most others are not refugees.” Quinn explains:

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More about: Mike Pompeo, Palestinian refugees, U.S. Foreign policy, UNRWA