Israeli/Eretz Israel

Leather bound printed text, illustrated by Ze'ev Raban. The front cover has cameos at each corner depicting scenes of Jerusalem or a woman's profile.

Edition 5/20. One of five woodcuts by the Polish-born artist Jakob Steinhardt (1887-1968) illustrating the history of the Hebrew alphabet.

Charcoal drawing of a landscape with darkening sky. Unruly lines in foreground suggest barbed wire. A second landscape drawing is on verso.

This poster by graphic designer and political activist David Tartakover depicts the first Prime Minister of Israel

Printed to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the death of David Ben Gurion. He is depicted in left profile with a blue Star of David on his chest.

This olive wood box with painted plaster relief map of Jerusalem inside was made for the American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem

Marketing nationality is not a post-1948 trend, but in fact continues the historical legacies of travel and colonialism in the region.

Edition 19/150. Six dressmaker's mannequins are grouped in the foreground of a landscape, consisting of a body of water with foliage in the foreground.

The work of the Polish-born photographer Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) documented the Jewish settlement of Mandatory Palestine in the 1920s and 1930s

Reproduced black and white photograph. Two men standing on a wooden structure that they are building.Printed in Austria. Part of Kitty Groen archive.

These Torah ornaments in modern style are made by a leading Israeli designer

The circular Torah shield (tas) has three angles that converge at the center, and  Hebrew cut-out text at the periphery.

This painting by an Israeli artist takes its name from a chain of fortifications built by Israel along the Suez Canal after the 1967 Six-Day War

Yigael Tumarkin was born in 1933 in Dresden, Germany and grew up in Mandate Palestine.

This havdalah set is a classic example of Wolpert's use of Hebrew letters as a design element.

Havdalah, the service in the home at the conclusion of the Sabbath, includes blessings over wine, spices, and a candle.