This ClipArt gallery offers 31 illustrations of Israel, including many views of Jerusalem, as well as many Hebrew and Jewish items and figures of importance.

Also known as Absalom's Pillar. It is traditionally ascribed to Absalom, the unruly son of King David.

Absalom's Tomb

Also known as Absalom's Pillar. It is traditionally ascribed to Absalom, the unruly son of King David.

"The Ark of the Covenant" — Morey, 1903

Ark

"The Ark of the Covenant" — Morey, 1903

Bethlehem, pictured as it was in 1833. Bethlehem is a city with a great deal of religious significance. Its economy is primarily tourist-driven.

Bethlehem

Bethlehem, pictured as it was in 1833. Bethlehem is a city with a great deal of religious significance.…

"Seven-branched candle-stick from the temple."—Colby, 1899

candle-stick

"Seven-branched candle-stick from the temple."—Colby, 1899

The Dead Sea and the convent of Santa Saba, on the Brook Kidron.

Dead Sea

The Dead Sea and the convent of Santa Saba, on the Brook Kidron.

This illustration shows the gems worn on the breast plate of the high priest of the Hebrews. Each of these gems is mentioned in the Bible.
1) Cornelian (Reuben)
2) Topaz (Simeon)
3) Emerald (Levi)
4) Ruby (Judah)
5) Sapphire (Issachar)
6) Diamond (Zebulon)
7) Hyacinth (Dan)
8) Agate (Naphtali)
9) Amethyst (Gad)
10) Chrysolite (Asher)
11) Sardonyx (Joseph)
12) Jasper (Benjamin)

Hebrew Breastplate

This illustration shows the gems worn on the breast plate of the high priest of the Hebrews. Each of…

A poster with important images of the Hebrew Nation from 2000 B.C. to A.D. 70.

Hebrew Nation Poster

A poster with important images of the Hebrew Nation from 2000 B.C. to A.D. 70.

This illustration shows the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. This is a Christian church now within the walled Old City of Jerusalem. The ground on which the church rests is venerated by most Christians as Golgotha, the Hill of Calvary, where the New Testament describes that Jesus was crucified.

Holy Sepulchre

This illustration shows the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. This is a Christian church now within the…

Put into effect by Menepta, he collected all of the leprous, unclean, and diseased people of Israel and threw them into stone quarries, exiling them from their homes.

Exodus of Israel

Put into effect by Menepta, he collected all of the leprous, unclean, and diseased people of Israel…

Also known as Kohen Gadol or Kohen ha-Gadol. The High Priest of Israel could officiate sacrifices and enter the Holy of Holies on Yom Kippur.

High Priest of Israel

Also known as Kohen Gadol or Kohen ha-Gadol. The High Priest of Israel could officiate sacrifices and…

"Ruins of the houses of ancient Jericho." -Breasted, 1914

Jericho Ruins

"Ruins of the houses of ancient Jericho." -Breasted, 1914

Jerusalem plays an important role in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The 2000 Statistical Yearbook of Jerusalem lists 1204 synagogues, 158 churches, and 73 mosques within the city.Despite efforts to maintain peaceful religious coexistence, some sites, such as the Temple Mount, have been a continuous source of friction and controversy.

The City of Jerusalem

Jerusalem plays an important role in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The 2000 Statistical Yearbook…

Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and its largest city in both population and area. Located in the Judean Mountains, between the Mediterranean Sea and the northern tip of the Dead Sea, modern Jerusalem has grown up outside the Old City. The city has a history that goes back to the 4th millennium BCE, making it one of the oldest cities in the world. Jerusalem has been the holiest city in Judaism and the spiritual center of the Jewish people since the 10th century BCE, contains a number of significant ancient Christian sites, and is considered the third-holiest city in Islam.

A View of Jerusalem

Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and its largest city in both population and area. Located in the…

Jerusalem from Mount of Olives.

Jerusalem

Jerusalem from Mount of Olives.

This illustration shows the temple at Jerusalem restored.

Jerusalem Temple

This illustration shows the temple at Jerusalem restored.

An illustration of ancient Jerusalem.

Ancient Jerusalem

An illustration of ancient Jerusalem.

The destruction of Jerusalem.

The destruction of Jerusalem

The destruction of Jerusalem.

"Finally should be mentioned Jerusalem, capital of Palestine. It is situated fifteen miles west of the head of the Dead Sea. It is built on a high plateau of limestone about two miles square, abutting against the mountains on the north."—Ridpath, 1885

View of Jerusalem

"Finally should be mentioned Jerusalem, capital of Palestine. It is situated fifteen miles west of the…

In Judaism, the Western Wall is venerated as the sole remnant of the Holy Temple. It has become a place of pilgrimage for Jews, as it is the closest permitted accessible site to the holiest spot in Judaism, namely the Even ha-shetiya or Foundation Stone, which lies on the Temple Mount.

Wailing Place of the Jews at Jerusalem

In Judaism, the Western Wall is venerated as the sole remnant of the Holy Temple. It has become a place…

"A papyrus of the first century A.D., containing the Ten Commandments. It was discovered in Egypt."—Webster, 1913

Ancient Hebrew Manuscript

"A papyrus of the first century A.D., containing the Ten Commandments. It was discovered in Egypt."—Webster,…

A medal of Jerusalem, depicting how the city was rebuilt by Hadrian after being destroyed by the Romans.  On one side of the coin is the head of Hadrian; the other, a colonist driving oxen with a military insignia.

Medal of Jerusalem

A medal of Jerusalem, depicting how the city was rebuilt by Hadrian after being destroyed by the Romans.…

Israeli women would often wear rings not just on their wrists, but on their noses and ears and ankles.

Nose ring

Israeli women would often wear rings not just on their wrists, but on their noses and ears and ankles.

An illustration of prisoners of Lachish.

Prisoners of Lachish

An illustration of prisoners of Lachish.

"Under the popular impulse, and against the theocratic principle, Saul, the son of Kish, of the tribe of Benjamin, was chosen for the royal honor, and was anointed by the prophet Samuel. With this event the second period of Israelitish history begins."—Ridpath, 1885

Saul Anointed by Samuel

"Under the popular impulse, and against the theocratic principle, Saul, the son of Kish, of the tribe…

"A shekel from the time of Judas Maccabaeus."—Finley, 1917

Shekel

"A shekel from the time of Judas Maccabaeus."—Finley, 1917

The obverse side of the Shekel, a ancient silver coin used in Mesopotamia and Jerusalem.

Shekel

The obverse side of the Shekel, a ancient silver coin used in Mesopotamia and Jerusalem.

The reverse side of the Shekel, a ancient silver coin used in Mesopotamia and Jerusalem.

Shekel

The reverse side of the Shekel, a ancient silver coin used in Mesopotamia and Jerusalem.

Silver shekel minted in Jerusalem in the First Jewish Revolt against Rome in 68 AD.

Shekel

Silver shekel minted in Jerusalem in the First Jewish Revolt against Rome in 68 AD.

"Found in 1868 at Dîbân, east of the Dead Sea. The monument records the victory of Mesha, king of Moab, over the united armies of Israel and Judah, about 850 B.C. The inscription, consisting of 34 lines, is one of the most ancient examples of Phoenician writing."—Webster, 1913

The Moabite Stone

"Found in 1868 at Dîbân, east of the Dead Sea. The monument records the victory of Mesha,…

"Temple at Jerusalem" — Morey, 1903

Temple Jerusalem

"Temple at Jerusalem" — Morey, 1903

A medal depicting the daughter of Zion, by which Hebrew poets and prophets personified their country, sitting under a palm tree with a mournful attitude. She is accompanied by a prisoner with his hands tied behind him.

Zion

A medal depicting the daughter of Zion, by which Hebrew poets and prophets personified their country,…