"Citrons and lemons were the first citrus fruits to arrive in the Mediterranean and were status symbols for the elite."
This important and magnificent synagogue was the center of study of the Vilna Gaon. In recent weeks, a delegation of archaeologists has uncovered two of the compound's ritual baths.
"In the face of such evil, we stand now as we did then. With faith... As we say, 'be strong.'
When the city existed as Hippos, a Greco-Roman community, it flourished between 200 and 600 CE.
The Ambassador was there on the tarmac to welcome his daughter to her new home.
A jury consisting of 13 members including London Mayor Sadiq Khan, and Julia Peyton-Jones, the former director of the Serpentine Galleries, will meet at the Victoria and Albert Museum next month to choose the winner.
The property was inherited by several family members, and there allegedly is a question about the authorization of the person who sold it.
Mr. Kristal made sweets to thank the Russians who liberated him from the death camp, and later opened a candy shop in Haifa.
The discovery provides fascinating evidence of the central place of ritual purity in the daily lives of Galilean Jews during the time of the Second Temple.
“The contemptible decision of UNESCO ... emphasizes and reinforces the need and importance of being here,” said coalition chairman David Bitan.
On language alone, our ancient ties have lasted from antiquity straight through to this day, both in speech and in the written word.
"Such words are offensive to two peoples who have been victims of monstrous persecution," Spokesman Borukh Gorin said.
Police launched a covert investigation, and after "various and complex investigative activities," they succeeded in tracking down a squad of burglars from central Israel.
"In these circumstances, the traditional adage that the enemy of your enemy can be regarded as your friend no longer applies," writes Kissinger. "In the contemporary Middle East, the enemy of your enemy may also be your enemy."
The winemakers of Israel are unique because they're constantly "trading ideas back and forth. If one winery in Israel succeeds, we all succeed."
Because of the importance of the place to the Christian world, many scholars have been engaged in identifying its location.
Advantage Shearith Israel, in the ongoing court battles between the oldest congregation in NY City and America, and Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, the oldest synagogue building in America.
'We could not save anything. Not Torah scrolls, nor holy books, they were all burned down. All we have to do is look into our actions and repent.'
A sapper called to the scene said the shell was still live, and dangerous.
Other than that one Jordanian Waqf agent, the Temple Mount was almost empty of Muslims Sunday.