Below are links to books, films, articles, and forums that I used in my research for Born Under Fire:
Below are links to books, films, articles, and forums that I used in my research for Born Under Fire:
The Zionist Paradox
The Zionist Paradox: Hebrew Literature and Israeli Identity (The Schusterman Series in Israel Studies), by Yigal Schwartz and Michal Sapir, Brandeis University Press, 2014.
A Coat of Many Colors
A Coat of Many Colors: Dress Culture in the Young State of Israel by Anat Helman, Academic Studies Press (March 1, 2011)
The Sabra by Oz Almog
The Sabra: the creation of the new Jew, by Oz Almog; Berkeley, University of California Press, 2000.
Forties Fashion: From Siren Suits to the New Look, London : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
Bruria Dubno Gutman Memoir
Memorial Book Rypin
Memorial Book Rypin (Sefer Rypin) Tel Aviv, 1962.
1949: The First Israelis
1949: The First Israelis by Tom Segev; Arlen Neal Weinstein, English Language editor, New York, First Owl Book edition, 1998.
Young Tel Aviv
Young Tel Aviv: A Tale of Two Cities by Anat Helman; Haim Watzman, translation. The Schusterman Series in Israel Studies. Lebanon, NH, Brandeis University Press, Published by University Press of New England, 2010.
Commander of the Exodus
Commander of the Exodus by Yoram Kaniuk; translated by Seymour Smickes. New York, Grove Press, 1999.
Reporting from Palestine 1943-1944
Reporting from Palestine 1943-1944 by Barbara Board.
In Our Own Hands
In Our Own Hands: The Hidden Story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II, a film by Chuck Olin, www.olinfilms.com
The True Story of Palestine
The True Story of Palestine, a film by Nathan Axelrod, Uri Zohar, and Yoel Zilberg. Narrated by Topol. Written by Haim Hefer. United King Films, 1962.
Bauhaus Tel Aviv
Bauhaus Tel Aviv: An Architectural Guide, by Nahum Cohen, London, B T Batsford, 2003.
Luftwaffe & Allied Air Forces Forum
Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum > Discussion > Luftwaffe and Axis Air Forces > Italian bombing of Tel Aviv
Jewish Records Indexing – Poland
Launched in early 1995, JRI - Poland is the largest fully searchable database of indexes to Jewish vital records accessible online. 5 million records from more than 550 Polish towns are now indexed or fully extracted. More are being added every few months.
Air views of Palestine
Air route over Cana of Galilee, Nazareth, Plain of Sharon, etc. Young orange - Date Created/Published:  - Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Matson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection.
1st Battalion: Argyll & Sutherland
1st Battalion The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Palestine 1945 - 1946
The Exodus Affair
The Exodus Affair: Holocaust Survivors and the Struggle for Palestine, by Aviva Halamish, Syracuse, Syracuse University Press, 1998.
Rare Photos From the Birth of Israel
Born Under Fire: Rare Photos From the Birth of Israel, The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images, photos by Frank Scherschel, May 1948. Time Magazine article by Ben Cosgrove, May 10, 2013.
Life in a Zionist Colony (1941)
Life in a Zionist colony in Palestine. The Nahalal colony [moshav] where every farmer has his own backyard. (1941) From http://www.criticalpast.com
The Call of the Earth (1940)
An agricultural school student helps found a new settlement. From the Spielberg Jewish Film Archive.
The Garden of Eden
The Garden of Eden, a film by Ran Tal, Lama Films, Israel, 2012. The story of the “Sakhne,” one of the largest and most visited parks in Israel.
Out of Palestine
Out of Palestine: The Making of Modern Israel, by Hadara Lazar, New York, Atlas & Co. Publishers, 2011
Built in a Day (1938)
Religious pioneers establish Kibbutz Tirat Tzvi, a tower and stockade settlement. From the Spielberg Jewish Film Archive.
The Holy Land and the Jewish Pioneer
The Holy Land and the Jewish Pioneer (1937) - The prosperity of the Zionist enterprise as seen in the establishment of agricultural schools and settlements throughout Eretz Yisrael. From the Spielberg Jewish Film Archive.
The Great Promise (1947)
Life in Eretz Yisrael as seen through the eyes of a Holocaust survivor and a Jewish Brigade soldier. From The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive.
This is Our Valley (1947)
From The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive - A look at the settlements in the Emek Hefer region.
Exodus 1947: The Ship that Launched a Nation, by Ruth Gruber, New York, Times Books/Random House, 1999.
The Big Moment (1954)
From The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive - Three separate dramatized stories relate how Jewish and other philanthropic organizations change the lives of those they help. Starring Donna Reed and Robert Young.
Huberman's List: How A Violinist Saved Jews In World War II by ANASTASIA TSIOULCAS (NPR) April 4, 2013 Violinist Bronislaw Huberman in a 1900 photo, taken when he was 18 years old. Augustus Rischgitz/Getty Images
1940: Italy Bombs Tel Aviv
1940: Italy Bombs Tel Aviv During WWII The air raid that killed 137 was not the only one on British-controlled Palestine, but caused the greatest loss of human life. by David B. Green from Haaretz, Sep 09, 2013 9:48 AM
The Israeli Air Force (IAF)
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) in the War of Independence - from the World Machal Website: Volunteers from overseas in the Israel Defense Forces
Late 1930s & 1940s life in Jerusalem
Late 1930s and early 1940s life in Jerusalem, Palestine. Views from 1917 era as British military patrol under British Army General Edmund Allenby advances in military trucks up the plains from Gaza. Arab forces riding on camels. The Arabs move in support. Jerusalem is captured by the British in 1917. British men in the city. Jerusalem aerial view of late 1930s and approximately 1940 "new" Jerusalem contrasting the ancient and old parts of the city and new buildings. From Critical Past
87 AIRBORNE FIELD REGIMENT RA
87 AIRBORNE FIELD REGIMENT RA IN PALESTINE 1947 TO 1948 PART I By Brigadier Arthur Sisson CBE
The Nathan Axelrod Newsreels
The Nathan Axelrod Newsreel Collection אוסף יומני כרמל - נתן אקסלרוד
Land of Promise (1934-5)
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
תל אביב של פעם
Shemen Oil Company
“Shemen” factory put much effort in promoting and marketing the consumption of Israeli products, and was among the first factories which took a major part in building the country.
The "Meitar Collection" is a private archive which preserves and catalogues photographs in order to present and place them at the disposal of museums, publications and producers. The archive was established by Zvi Meitar, who began to collect photographs prompted by his interest in the history of the Land of Israel.
Cafe Tamar People
Cafe Tamar People Photographer Shlomit Carmeli captures the 20th century spirit of Sheinkin Street's veteran Cafe Tamar as it soldiers on in the 21st. By Rachel Neiman DECEMBER 13, 2014, Israel21C
A lost world in black and white
A lost world in black and white One man's quest to save Israel's history, a snapshot at a time By MATTI FRIEDMAN, February 27, 2012, Times of Israel
Jewish Women's Archive
History of Israel in Khaki & Sandals
The History of Israel, Best Told in Khaki and Sandals - A new exhibition on the ATA factory, which defined 'Israeli' clothing for the pioneer generation and through the austerity era, reflects the path of Israeli society as a whole. By Shah Atwan, Oct 12, 2011 11:28 AM, Haaretz.
The Jewish Virtual Library (JVL)
The Jewish Virtual Library (JVL) is the most comprehensive online encyclopedia of Jewish history, politics and culture.
Independence Day 1948
Independence Day 1948 "The Most Crowded Hours in... History" Based on the account by Dan Kurzman in "Genesis 1948" and interweaving details from other sources.
Stanford University Libraries
Link to the Jewish Studies Collections, Stanford University Libraries
Israel’s 65th Anniversary
Daily Mail article from May 10, 2013, marking the 65th Anniversary of Israel's independence. Includes remarkable historical photographs.
Day of Decision (1947)
Documentary about the 1947 UN vote on the partition of Palestine. From the Spielberg Jewish Film Archive.
Above and Beyond (2014)
It wasn't their country, but they made it their war. From producer Nancy Spielberg, Above and Beyond – The Untold True Story of the Israel Airforce.
JTA, November 26, 1944
War Refugee Board Releases Report on Extermination of Millions of Jews in Nazi Camps; Jewish Telegraphic Agency, November 26, 1944
British Forces in Palestine
This site is dedicated to the Veterans of a vicious war which is largely ignored. The focus is on the last years of the Mandate but also included are memories of Egypt and some war service, as well as experiences of non-British participants and a little background to give context.
Castle Film Presents: A World Parade - Palestine (1941) from www.travelfilmarchive.com
The National Library of Israel
British Pathé Palestine Reels
British Pathé 1936 British Mandate Palestine Films 1930s-1940s - British Pathé is a treasure trove of 85,000 films unrivalled in their historical and cultural significance.
THE MAGNES COLLECTION
THE MAGNES COLLECTION OF JEWISH ART AND LIFE
The Palestine Poster Project Archive
The Palestine Poster Project Archives
The American Jewess Project
Published between April 1895 and August 1899, The American Jewess was the first English-language publication directed to American Jewish women.
The Central Zionist Archives
The Central Zionist Archives (World Zionist Organization)
Hanukkah in Israel
Hanukkah in Israel: Inspired by the Maccabees by Rachel Neiman from israel21c.org
1944 Map of Tel Aviv-Yafo
1944 Map of Tel Aviv-Yafo by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Army Map Service
Meir Meirake Mosberg z"l
Son of Zipporah and Dov Mosberg. Born on July 5, 1927, he was killed in the Italian bombing of Tel Aviv on September 9, 1940. He was brought to eternal rest in Nahalat Yitzhak cemetery, Region: 30, Block: 1, Row: 13.
Historical Jewish Press Archives
Historical Jewish Press Archives (National Library of Israel/Tel Aviv University)
Matson Photograph Collection
Matson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection, Library of Congress
‘Social Construction’ Exhibit
The architecture of Palestine during the British Mandate New ‘Social Construction’ exhibit at the Israel Museum explores the European influence on the evolution of Israel’s modernist visual heritage. By ISRAEL21c Staff JULY 21, 2016
Leonard Bernstein in Beersheba
Leonard Bernstein in Beersheba, Israel, November 20, 1948 by Susan Gould from LeonardBernstein.com
The Spielberg Archive - Playlist
Pre-State Playlist- The Zionist organizations, that were instrumental in establishing the State of Israel, also sponsored films depicting the rebuilding of the Jewish National Home. This selection includes both original films made between 1911 and 1948, and compilation documentaries produced by the Spielberg Archive.
Dubno Remembrance Book
Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno
The Promise is a four-part drama starring Claire Foy and Christian Cooke about a young woman who visits Israel for the first time and traces her grandfather's steps through his diary in 1940's Palestine. Channel 4 Television (2011) (UK) (TV)