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Yishai Fleisher Show: The Gay MK Against Land Giveaway [audio]
 
US Flags Fly at Half-Staff Worldwide for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

September 30, 2016 - 1:01 AM
 
NY Gov. Cuomo, NJ Gov. Christie Cancel Trip to Peres Funeral Due to Deadly Train Crash

September 30, 2016 - 12:13 AM
 
Peres Funeral Closed to Public, Security Tightened, Streets Closed in Central Jerusalem

September 29, 2016 - 11:07 PM
 
‘Anti-Semitism in Europe As Important As Climate Change’

September 29, 2016 - 9:36 PM
 
Mahmoud Abbas, Leader of Palestinian Authority, to Attend Peres Funeral in Jerusalem

September 29, 2016 - 7:15 PM
 
3 Dead, 100-Plus Injured in NJ Transit Hoboken Train Crash

September 29, 2016 - 7:01 PM
 
Abbas Political Adviser Nimr Hammad, Dead at 78

September 29, 2016 - 6:21 PM
 
3 Israeli Arabs Convicted of Funding Mourabitoun

September 29, 2016 - 6:04 PM
 
Temple Mount Closed to Jews On the Eve of Rosh Hashana, Due to Minor Islamic Holiday

September 29, 2016 - 5:31 PM
 
Attorney General Approves Interrogation of Arab MKs Zoabi, Zahalka on Corruption Charges

September 29, 2016 - 2:05 PM
 
Angry Arab Reaction to Bahrain Foreign Minister’s Condolence Tweet for Peres

September 29, 2016 - 1:29 PM
 
Australian Cartoonist Crucified by Jews, Leftists, over Comparing Gay Militants to Nazis

September 29, 2016 - 12:26 PM
 
Updated Ceremony and Traffic Details for Funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

September 29, 2016 - 11:06 AM
 
Lying in State [photos]

September 29, 2016 - 10:22 AM
 
Three Republicans Introduce Bill to Cut Funds to PA over Pay to Terrorist Murderers

September 29, 2016 - 10:01 AM
 
Obama Unites Congressional Democrats, Republicans, in Overriding Veto Damaging 9/11 Families

September 29, 2016 - 9:13 AM
 
Israeli Researchers Discover Genetic Evolutionary Signature Associated to Autism

September 29, 2016 - 1:26 AM
 
AIPAC Mourns Shimon Peres, Indefatigable Advocate for Justice [video]

September 29, 2016 - 12:20 AM
 
IAEC Director: Middle East Instability Worsened By Non-State Actors Supported by Syria, Iran

September 28, 2016 - 11:10 PM
 
Israel Atomic Energy Commission Praises ‘Contributions’ of Shimon Peres, Mourns His Death

September 28, 2016 - 10:21 PM
 
Yad Vashem Mourns Passing of Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

September 28, 2016 - 10:05 PM
 
Shin Bet Releases Peres Documents, Photos; Police Reveal Security Plans

September 28, 2016 - 9:43 PM
 
Palestinian Authority Leader Hails Peres As Peace Partner While PA Gov’t Vilifies Him

September 28, 2016 - 6:55 PM
 
Popular Albany Kosher Restaurant Gives Up Supervision

September 28, 2016 - 6:04 PM
 
Mossad Chief, Staff, Mourn Passing of Shimon Peres

September 28, 2016 - 4:50 PM
 
EU Urges Israel: ‘Advance Peres’ Vision for 2-State Solution’

September 28, 2016 - 4:11 PM
 
ADL Condemns Pepe the Frog as Hate Symbol

September 28, 2016 - 3:17 PM
 
Official Statements on the Passing of President Shimon Peres [video]

September 28, 2016 - 2:45 PM
 
As 5777 Rolls In, Israel’s Population at 8.585 Million

September 28, 2016 - 1:15 PM
 
Large First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Excavated in Central Israel

September 28, 2016 - 12:41 PM
 
Obama, the Clintons and the Pope to Attend Shimon Peres’ Funeral

September 28, 2016 - 10:46 AM
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The benches of the city gate the Bible described as the place where the city elders, judges, governors and kings sat.
 

Posted on: September 28th, 2016

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Minister Miri Regev said “the uncovering of these finds joins a long list of discoveries that enlighten us about our historic past, a past that is manifested in our country’s soil and in the writings of the Book of Books.”

From damage to discovery via virtual unwrapping, reading the scroll from En-Gedi.
 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016

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A scientific research paper further unveils the unique technological methods used for revealing the biblical text in an ancient scroll dated back to late antiquity.

Young people who worked on the archaeological excavation.
 

Posted on: September 20th, 2016

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As part of a project being led by the IAA and aimed at educating young people about their past, dozens of boys and girls were engaged in the challenging work of unearthing the coastal city’s past.

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A Roman gold coin depicting the Emperor Nero, dated to 56 CE, was at UNC Charlotte's archaeological excavation at Jerusalem's Mt. Zion.
 

Posted on: September 16th, 2016

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The coin probably came from one of the rich 2000-year old Jewish dwellings which the UNC Charlotte team have been uncovering at the site.

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Archaeological garden including stones thousands of years old, at the Kirya IDF base.
 

Posted on: September 13th, 2016

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The largest archaeological garden ever established in the State of Israel was inaugurated Monday at Camp Rabin, in the IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv.

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Two tourists  enter the salt cave of Sodom close to Lot's Wife, in March 2012.  An avalanche at the site has since closed access to the cave.
 

Posted on: September 10th, 2016

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A rock avalanche close to Sodom has caused a salt cave to collapse near Lot's Wife. A family barely made it out in time.

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Students of the Har Ha-Negev Field School sifting through 1,500 year old animal droppings / Photographic credit: Tali Erickson-Gini, Israel Antiquities Authority
 

Posted on: September 8th, 2016

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The one-meter thick layer of droppings that was found leaves no room for doubt that donkeys, sheep and goats lived there in antiquity.

Herodian floor tiles / Courtesy City of David
 

Posted on: September 6th, 2016

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Frankie Snyder said he succeeded in restoring the ornate tile patterns “using geometric principles, and through similarities found in tile design used by Herod at other sites.”

Skyview of the archaeological evidence of the Kingdom of David in the Elah Valley, Khirbet Qeiyafa.
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2016

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Israeli archaeologists will present to the public the new evidence recently uncovered of the truth of the Biblical kingdom of David.

The ancient finds that were retrieved from the sea and turned over to the Israel Antiquities Authority. Photographic credit: Diego Barkan, Israel Antiquities Authority.
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

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Among the many artifacts is a hand grenade that was common in Israel during the Crusader, Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.

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Photo of solar panels, donated  for Arabs by the EU and leftist groups, was taken by Nasser Nawaj'a, whom B'Tselem and other groups pay to live there.
 

Posted on: August 17th, 2016

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As the US and EU double down on Israel, the state says it can take down 30 illegal shacks in Arab Susiya, but won't decide yet.

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The back of a tiger with its tail curling, in a fresco from Zippori, dating from the early Second Century CE (Photo: G. Laron)
 

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

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The New finds precede the earliest mosaics discovered at the site by a hundred years.

Hamas on the Temple Mount - Jul 3, 2015
 

Posted on: July 27th, 2016

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Six Israeli archaeologists visiting the Temple Mount compound were attacked by employees of the Jordanian Waqf.

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The high school students that worked this summer in the archaeological excavation at Shlomi. Karen Covello-Paran, Israel Antiquities Authority.
 

Posted on: July 27th, 2016

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“There is no other known discovery like this. It is simply one of a kind,” said IAA geologist Anastasia Shapiro.

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The three volunteer excavators who found the statue, from left to right: Valentin Sama-Rojo from Spain, Bryan Kovach from the United States, and Elanji Swart from South Africa. / Photo credit: Shlomit Bechar
 

Posted on: July 25th, 2016

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Hazor is the largest biblical-era site in Israel, covering some 200 acres, and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Mosaic of the parting of the Red Sea / Courtesy
 

Posted on: July 11th, 2016

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Images portray Noah’s ark and animals, chaotic parting of Red Sea

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Senior staff discuss 9th-10th century BC burial in excavation of Philistine cemetery.
 

Posted on: July 10th, 2016

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"99% of the chapters and articles written about Philistine burial customs should be revised or ignored now that we have the first and only Philistine cemetery found just outside the city walls of Tel Ashkelon."

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Posted on: June 27th, 2016

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The ancient oil lamp is dated to the 12th century AD (early Crusader period).

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The mask of Pan after the preservation process (Photo Credit: Dr. Michael Eisenberg, Preservation: A. Yermolin)
 

Posted on: June 27th, 2016

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“The mask, and now the gate in which it was embedded, are continuing to fire our imaginations."

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Raelian booth in Tel Aviv, note the reconfigured swastika inside the star of David, so as not to provoke the locals. / David Shankbone via Wikipedia commons
 

Posted on: June 26th, 2016

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The Raelians use the swastika as a symbol of peace, which has kept them from being allowed into Israel, where they wished to establish an embassy for extraterrestrials.

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