2011-04-13

The Big Map of the Empty Land - Zeev Galili

A collector of ancient maps from Ramat Gan has an historical, treasure * A giant map prepared by a British survey mission at the close of the 19th Century, the scale is 1 to 63,000 * The map proves that prior to the first Aliyah [wave of Jewish immigration] the Land was meager and empty * It verifies the Zionist claim: “A people without a land to a land without people

A fascinating article about Images of the Holy Land and what Historians say about the Population and Settlements prior to the First Zionist Immigration Wave in the 1880s.