The Damascus Affair was well documented by the personalities of its time and has been awarded significant prominence in Jewish historiography ever since. Some consider this incident as marking a turning point, the rise of a new era in Jewish history. Diplomatic archives from England, France, the United States, and Austria, as well as memoirs,…
Dr. Yochai Ben-Ghedalia is the Head of Archives and Special Collections at the National Library of Israel. Formerly the Director of The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People in Jerusalem.