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1,000 Ancient Letter Seals Found in Beit Guvrin National Park

If a letter arrived with a broken bulla, it meant it had been opened.

‘Sobibor’ to Represent Russia in the Oscars

As many as 250,000 Jews were murdered at Sobibor, making it the fourth worst extermination camp, after Bełżec, Treblinka, and Auschwitz.

Baseball Hall of Fame Celebrates Jewish Big League Spy Moe Berg

Yankees and Mets legendary manager Casey Stengel said he was "the strangest man ever to play baseball."

Sigmund Freud’s Letter Detailing his Jewish Roots, Family and Career on Auction

"I was born on the 6th of May [18]56 in Freiberg / Moravia. My father and mother came from Galicia."
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Iran News Agency: US Anti-Iran Senator Dead

"McCain was a staunch ally of the Zionist regime of Israel and a strong advocate of using all kinds of pressure against Iran."

John McCain Was a Great Friend of Israel

"He loved his country with all his might and knew the challenges of the State of Israel."
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The Third Reich Is Alive and Well and Fighting Every Sunday in New Zealand

When the wife confronted the Nazi-clad men about the idea of wearing Nazi uniform in public, one of those Nazi-imitating chaps told her: "It's history – if you don't like it [expletive] off."

Soldier, Journalist, Editor, Writer, Politician, Radical Leftist Uri Avneri Dead at 95

On July 3, 1982, about a month into the Lebanon War, Avnery caused a storm when he met Yasser Arafat in the western part of besieged Beirut, and ran an interview with him.
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Australian Senator Calls for ‘Final Solution’ to Muslim Immigration

“The majority of Muslims in Australia of working age do not work and exist on welfare."

Surprise: Uri Geller Museum Built Over Ancient Soap Factory, Vaults

"I intuited that there was something hidden there," Geller recalled.

Muslims and Jews Find Peace in Auschwitz

Aiman ​​Mazyek, chairman of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, advocates religious tolerance.

1,700 Year-Old Mosaic Discovered on Site of Future Mosaic Museum in Lod

A marvelous new mosaic was discovered in archaeological excavations carried out prior to construction, on the site of the planned Shelby White and Leon Levy Mosaic Center in Lod.

Genetic Tests Prove Authenticity of Remains of Murdered Czar, a Jew Hater

Nicholas II was an avowed Jew-hater, and saw the Jews as the leaders of the Russian revolutionary movement.

Hidden Silver Cross Attests to Religious Tolerance of 7th Century Caliphate

Historical evidence suggests that at least at the beginning of Muslim rule, the new regime treated the local Christian population with great tolerance.

Kremlin: Putin Invites Team Russia Players, Head Coach to Discuss World Cup Failure

Putin's summons has to do with one Josip Broz Tito, born in Kumrovec, Croatia, and one of very few Eastern European Communist leaders to stand up to the Russians successfully.

2,000-Year-Old, Intact Pottery Vessels Salvaged in Cave on Lebanese Border

Archaeologists slid the vessels on ropes 30 yards down a sheer cliff.

Three-Weeks Appropriate Discovery: Bronze Coin from the Great Revolt

“It is possible that this coin was in the pocket of one of the residents of Jerusalem who hid from the Romans in the tunnels underneath the city streets.”

Is It Time to Stop Fasting on the 17th of Tamuz?

It appears that in order to revoke an ancient law such as the fast of Tamuz 17, there really has to be a major consensus among all of us that the time of joy and gladness is here again.

Cologne Building Museum in Historic Jewish Quarter to Fight Anti-Semitism

Over its history, the Jewish community of Cologne has suffered persecutions, many expulsions, massacres and destruction.

Prince William ‘Profoundly Moved’ By Visit To Yad Vashem

"I am honoured that my own great grandmother is one of these Righteous Among the Nations."

Initial Approval for Opening 1950s Adoption Files of Yemenite Children

The new bill seeks to permit a first-degree relative or guardian to review the adoption file of family members who have disappeared, been kidnapped or whose fate is unknown.
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Welcome to the Anne Frank House Virtual Reality Tour

The full VR tour offers quotes from Anne's diary, and takes about 25 minutes to complete.

For the First Time Since Hannah Szenes IDF Paratroopers Jump in Eastern Europe

The IDF paratroopers are participating in joint training with the 173rd Brigade of the European Command of the US Army.

Honors for Last Member of Flight Crew to Bring Yemenite Jews to Israel

The 90-year-old from Oregon was honored at a May 30 event, where he was introduced as a "hero of Israel and the Jewish people."

So Many Catastrophes, So Little Time: Nakba Day Is Over, Here Comes the Naksa

"The defeat of the Arabs in the June 1967 war, which was followed by the death of Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1970, constituted the decisive blow that ended nationalism."

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