Get a glimpse of divided Jerusalem in the '50s with these rare photos
Sixty years later, photos of Jerusalem in the 1950s have been recovered by the National Library. (Ynetnews/Jacques Rohm)
You've never seen Jerusalem like this. In fact, no one has.
Rare photos of the divided city in the 1950s have been recovered after a Belgian, Christian David Rohm, found an album of his father's old journalistic work. Reporter Jacques Rohm was sent to the disputed territory to cover the Israeli-Arab conflict 60 years ago, according to Ynetnews.
Rohm contacted the National Library in Jerusalem several months ago to share the photos taken by Jacques, who worked for a Catholic newspaper, decades ago. Some places in the photos may seem familiar; others have changed so much, they would be hard to spot.
Here's a glimpse of the old Mehane Yehuda Market (Ynetnews/Jacques Rohm):
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