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Yishai Fleisher Show: The Gay MK Against Land Giveaway [audio]
 
Attempted Terror Stabbing Foiled

September 30, 2016 - 3:59 PM
 
Eulogies by Shimon Peres’ Three Children

September 30, 2016 - 12:36 PM
 
President Reuven Rivlin’s eulogy at the funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

September 30, 2016 - 12:23 PM
 
Rightwing Paper Crowns Shooting Medic Azaria ‘Man of the Year’

September 30, 2016 - 12:06 PM
 
AG Schneiderman Deepens Trump Charity Probe

September 30, 2016 - 10:53 AM
 
Newcomer Rabbinic Organization Launches Lower East Side Eruv Against Establishment View

September 30, 2016 - 10:11 AM
 
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
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Archaeology
The opening to two of the tombs at the Khalet al-Jam'a necropolis near the town of Bethlehem.
 

Posted on: March 6th, 2016

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The necropolis covered more than 7 acres and originally contained more than 100 tombs between 2200 and 650 BCE — roughly the time of the first Israelite kingdom.

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3,850 year old wine jugs. Courtesy Division of Communications and Media Relations  |  University of Haifa
 

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016

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The value of the wine in the storeroom can be estimated at a minimum of 1,900 silver shekels, an enormous sum that would have purchased three merchant ships.

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Terra cotta pipes uncovered at the site constitute evidence of the existence of an ancient bath 
house that operated there. Photo: courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
 

Posted on: March 2nd, 2016

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"Jerusalem demonstrates that wherever one turns over a stone ancient artifacts will be found related to the city’s glorious past."

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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