Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

3-1980

Description

The Jaffa Gate, which was also known as the Bethlehem Gate, the Hebron Gate and the Pilgrim’s Gate, is one of eight gates in Jerusalem’s Old City walls. It is located near the Citadel and the Phasael Tower. This 1980 photograph show’s Israeli troops assembled outside of the gate.

Notes

Ben-Arieh, Yehoshua. Jerusalem in the 19th Century: The Old City. (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1984)p. 19

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaffa_Gate

(accessed 1 Nov 2011)

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Gates -- Jerusalem -- Jaffa Gate (Jerusalem); Soldiers -- Jewish soldiers;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Jerusalem

Keywords

Jaffa Gate, historic, soldiers, gates, Old City

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