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The Fire of Kabbalah & A Political Firestorm
 
Abbas: If Liberman Supports 2-State Solution We’ll Talk to Him

May 31, 2016 - 9:17 PM
 
PayPal Doing the Right Thing, Deleting French BDS Account

May 31, 2016 - 8:59 PM
 
Analysis: MK Yehuda Glick Just Keeps On Glicking

May 31, 2016 - 4:31 PM
 
Hamas Morphing Into ISIS: 3 Gazans Sentenced to Death and Executed Same Day

May 31, 2016 - 3:26 PM
 
Israel Starts Process to Revoke Citizenship of Arab Terror Suspect

May 31, 2016 - 3:09 PM
 
Likud MK Benny Begin Tears Into Liberman Supporters, Liberman Himself

May 31, 2016 - 2:23 PM
 
Gaza Tots Taught to Wage War Against Israel in Realistic School Plays [video]

May 31, 2016 - 2:09 PM
 
Meet Israel’s New-Old Immigrant Absorption Minister

May 31, 2016 - 1:47 PM
 
Report: Ambitious Justice Minister Using Polanski Extradition to Pave Own Career

May 31, 2016 - 1:24 PM
 
Jordan’s New ‘Pro-Israel’ Prime Minister Hani Fawi al-Mulki

May 31, 2016 - 11:58 AM
 
US House Reps to Knesset: We’ll Continue Aiding Israeli Security

May 31, 2016 - 11:30 AM
 
Cutting Edge Army: IDF Issues Vegan Combat Rations, Shoes, Berets

May 31, 2016 - 10:41 AM
 
That Was Just a Drill – No Rockets Were Launched at Israel

May 31, 2016 - 10:14 AM
 
Report: Israeli Civil Administration Accelerates Mapping of State Lands in Judea and Samaria

May 31, 2016 - 8:15 AM
 
Rabbi Kahane’s Grandson to Be Released into House Detention, Restrictions

May 30, 2016 - 9:29 PM
 
IDF Soldier Stabbed in Tel Aviv, Terrorist in Custody [video]

May 30, 2016 - 7:43 PM
 
16 International NGOs Condemn Israel’s Refusal to Support BDS Founder’s World Travels

May 30, 2016 - 6:14 PM
 
Patriots’ Owner Cites Chapters of the Fathers at YU’s Keynote Address [video]

May 30, 2016 - 4:07 PM
 
Pres. Rivlin Understands Arab Students’ Dilemma on National Symbols, Anthem: ‘Must Be Addressed’

May 30, 2016 - 2:59 PM
 
Shaked’s Anti-Terror Law Approved for Second and Third Knesset Vote

May 30, 2016 - 2:41 PM
 
Liberman Appointed Defense Minister After Government Compromise

May 30, 2016 - 2:35 PM
 
New Terror Tactic: Hamas Uses Postal System to Smuggle Drones and Weapons

May 30, 2016 - 2:12 PM
 
Police Arrest Teen Stabbers of Elderly Jewish Women in Jerusalem

May 30, 2016 - 12:23 PM
 
Ipsos Survey: One Third of American Students Support Boycotting Israel

May 30, 2016 - 12:22 PM
 
New Film Depicts Arab Queers as Bridge to Peace [video]

May 30, 2016 - 11:34 AM
 
Bennett Coalition Crisis Averted, Liberman (Still) to Be Defense Minister

May 30, 2016 - 11:23 AM
 
1 Wounded in Evening Terror Attack on Jerusalem Bus

May 30, 2016 - 9:58 AM
 
Shabak Issues Last Administrative Detention Order Before Lieberman Takes Over

May 30, 2016 - 9:43 AM
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Ori Greenhut and the figurine he found
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2016

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"The archaeologists entered the class during a Torah lesson, just when we were learning about Rachel stealing her father’s household gods."

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Fine wool textile dyed red and blue. The textile used the varying colors of natural animal hair to create black and orange-brown colors for decorative bands.
 

Posted on: February 24th, 2016

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The ancient copper mines in Timna, deep in Israel’s Arava Valley, are believed by some to be the site of King Solomon's mines.

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Thousands of the ancient scrolls fragments from the conservation table to the virtual table.
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2016

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The hands-on virtual workspace that will allow scholars around the world to work together simultaneously.

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Jordan valley excavation site
 

Posted on: February 17th, 2016

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Excavations at the site showed that groups in the Jordan Valley became more stationary and potentially larger in size.

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Excavation director Ronit Lupo of the Israel Antiquities Authority next to the remains of the ancient house.
 

Posted on: February 17th, 2016

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"The buildings uncovered are of a standard that would not fall short of Jerusalem's [current] architecture."

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The Western Stone, biggest stone of the wall
 

Posted on: February 10th, 2016

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Left-wing NGOs have already jumped on the story.

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Members of the "Women of the Wall" activist group begin to teach women how to pray in men's tefillin and prayer shawls at the extension of the Western Wall known as Robinson's Arch.
 

Posted on: February 7th, 2016

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Jordan demands that Israel "return jurisdiction" over a part of the Western Wall to the Islamic Waqf.

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Ein Nashut is a small winery in the Golan Heights.
 

Posted on: February 4th, 2016

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A small community in northern Israel is home to a winery built in a former Syrian military bunker.

Ancient Egyptian Seal
 

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016

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Amit Haklai received an official commendation from the IAA for discovering the artifact and, even more important, for handing it over.

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Aharoni Amitai helps uncover ancient gravestones with Aramaic and Greek inscriptions in the northern Israeli community of Tzipori.
 

Posted on: January 27th, 2016

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More evidence of ancient Jewish presence in the Land of Israel: 1,700-year-old gravestones uncovered.

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Beach at Machon Wingate on the Israel National Trail via Google Street View
 

Posted on: January 26th, 2016

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Trekkers unable to hike the Israel National Trail no longer need mourn their plight: it's now on Google Street View.

U.S. Soldiers tour Saint Elijah's Monastery at Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul, Iraq, Jan. 23, 2009. Saint Elijah's, a complex of buildings dating back to the 6th century, was the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq.
 

Posted on: January 20th, 2016

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U.S. soldiers prayed in the ancient monastery during their deployment in Iraq.

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An aerial photograph of the excavation
 

Posted on: January 6th, 2016

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The fortress was destroyed at least four times by an intense conflagration, and each time it was rebuilt.

Hatzeva aqueduct 1 sm
 

Posted on: December 31st, 2015

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The discovery reinforces the theory that agriculture in the Arava goes back thousands of years.

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Mosaic uncovered in Rosh Ha'Ayin excavation site. Greek inscription from Theodosius the priest: "Peace be with you when you come, peace be with you when you go."
 

Posted on: December 30th, 2015

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The remains of an ancient monastery, colorful mosaics and a farmstead are uncovered in Rosh Ha'Ayin.

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Posted on: December 24th, 2015

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Archaeologists discovered a Byzantine-era marble sculpture of a lamb Thursday morning in excavations at Caesarea port in the Caesarea National Park, Experts suggested that the lamb served as part of the decoration in the 6th-7th century CE church that was discovered adjacent to the ancient port.   Jewish Press News Briefs

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What is it 2 sm
 

Posted on: December 22nd, 2015

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A few months ago, a maintenance worker at a Jerusalem cemetery discovered a suspicious object, concealed in an ancient structure on the grounds.

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marble tablet with Hebrew inscription
 

Posted on: December 16th, 2015

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The surprising discovery supports the belief there used to be a Jewish settlement in the Kursi Beach National Park.

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King Hezekiah’s Seal
 

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015

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This external evidence further establishes the veracity of the biblical account of the nation of Israel’s empires going back some 3,000 years.

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The 8th century BCE seal, "the closest thing to the king himself."
 

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015

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The 2,700-year-old seal of King Hezekiah the "closest thing to the king," says archaeologist.

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