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Jerusalem in the 1920s

Jewish painter Saul Raskin traveled through Palestine during the first decades of the 20th century and sketched the scenery. In honor of Jerusalem Day, we bring you a selection of Raskin's works featuring Jerusalem

Nadav Man, Bitmuna
Published: 05.17.07, 00:52 / Israel Travel

Sahul (Saul) Raskin (1866-1966) was a Jewish artist who toured the country in the 1920s and 1930s. A collection of his paintings and sketches was published in the US 60 years ago and a copy was given to kibbutz Ramat Yochanan where Raskin stayed while in the British mandate of Palestine.


We bring you a selection of Raskin's sketches of Jerusalem


The book's cover


Hebrew University on Mount Scopus (1937)


The Western Wall


Rachel's Tomb


Inside Rachel's Tomb


View of the Dead See from Hebrew University on Mount Scopus


Kibbutz Ramat Rachel (1947)


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