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Arab residents of Jerusalem receive treatment at Hadassah
Arab residents of Jerusalem receive treatment at Hadassah 
 
Concrete roadblock
Concrete roadblock 
 
The convoy to Mt Scopus
The convoy to Mt Scopus 
 
Ambulance hit in the attack on convoy
Ambulance hit in the attack on convoy 
 
Graffiti on hospital's walls
Graffiti on hospital's walls 
 
 

Jerusalem: Sirens howl through the streets

In the second installment of the series describing the early history of the Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus, we bring the hospital's story during the British Mandate and the War of Independence, including the attack on the supply convoy in which 79 Jews were murdered

Nadav Man, Bitmuna
Published: 06.13.07, 20:11 / Israel Travel

A rare collection of photographs from the beginning of the 20th century was recently discovered. Last time we brought the story of the hospital's foundation. In this installment, photos depict the story of Hadassah and its employees during the British Mandate and the War of Independence. Some additional photos that were found have no chronological data on them.

 

In publishing these photographs, we're hoping that you can help provide information about them. The goal is to include them in the Haifa University database collection.

  


 Jordanian Legion's officer brought his wife to receive medical care at Hadassah

 


 Ambulance (license number M782) with the text: Magen David Adom in the Land of Israel

 


 British Mandate's Jewish policemen. In the background: Hadassah

Hospital Mt Scopus

 


 The last days of the British Mandate. Concrete roadblocks in Jerusalem.

Anyone recognizes the building?

 


 On April 1948, a convoy carrying supplies, medical equipments and

 medical teams travels to Mt Scopus

 


 On April 13 1948 the convoy leaves to Jerusalem. When it passed in

East Jerusalem the vehicles were attacked and 79 passengers were murdered

 


 1948, Hadassah clinic in Jerusalem following a bombing. Do you

recognize the building?

 


Following the War of Independence, the Jewish structures on Mt Scopus were

within Jordanian territory. Several dozens of Jewish policemen guarded and

maintained the buildings. Some were apparently artistically inclined as following

the Six Day War, graffiti was found on several of the walls. Anyone knows who the artist was?

 


 Playground by Mt Zion, September 1928

 


 What are they playing?

 


 Playground in Mekor Baruch neighborhood, 1939

 

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