by: Tzvi Ben-tzur • 8
The SOH app presents many interesting and important topics related to Israel & Judaism via a virtual collection of over 150 (and growing) Israeli stamps along with articles explaining their subjects. The collection provides an excellent way to learn about various values, traditions, events, personalities, national enterprises, places and sites that have been important enough for the Israeli people to commemorate them via their national stamps.
SOH topics cover historic events, prominent personalities, Jewish tradition, places & sites of interest, archaeology, universal values, arts, music, science & technology and more.
All articles are presented in English, the majority of them also have an Hebrew version.
Among the featured stamps and published topics (partial list): The Hebrew Language, Herod's Projects, Israel Museum, 100 Years of Kibbutz, Hebrew Months, Yiddish & Ladino, The Young Girl From Zippori, Israel's National Bird, Simon Wissenthal, The Dead Sea, David Ben-Gurion, The Hebrew Post Stamps, The Biblical Tels, Masada, Tel Aviv, Israel's Geology, The Technion, The Dohany Synagogue, UN Resolution of Nov. 29, The Flag of Israel, The Negev Brigade's Memorial, Babi Yar, Melnikov's Roaring Lion, Eliyahu Golomb, The Old City Gates of Jerusalem, The Jewish Chronicle, The City of Akko (Acre),The Sculptor Chana Orloff, GACHAL, Harry Truman, The Ketubah, Aliya Bet (Clandestine immigration) & Exodus 1947, The War of Independence, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, The City of Caesarea, Saving Denmark Jews in WW-II, The Cyprus Detention Camps, Henrietta Szold, Edmond De Rothschild, Haviva Reik, Rabbi Moshe Ben Maimon, The City of Tiberias, Raoul Wallenberg, Ancient Hebrew Seal.
All articles are presented in English, few also have a Hebrew version.