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1,700-Year-Old Gravestones of Unknown Rabbis Uncovered in Northern Israel

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

Bored With Snow? Trek the Israel National Trail With Google Street View!

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

As Germans Start Reading It Again, Here Are Some Unexpected Quotes from ‘Mein Kampf’

Tired of the society of plenty with its self-adulation? Hitler believed that "mankind has grown strong in eternal struggle, and only in eternal peace does it perish."

National Library Posts 220 High Resolution Jerusalem Maps on Wikimedia

Eran Laor (née Erich Landstein) was the manager of a shipping company in Haifa who accumulated an enormous collection of some 4,500 maps.

Book Celebrating 100 Years of Jewish Life around Golders Green Synagogue

The congregation was served at one point by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, who later went on to become Chief Rabbi of the UK.

Yad Vashem Presents Online Exhibition: the Festival of Light during the Holocaust

These are the personal accounts of how the Jews of Europe celebrated the Festival of Lights before, during and after one of the darkest chapters in modern history.

King Hezekiah’s Seal Discovered in Jerusalem

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

Getting Under the Skin of Medieval Bible Mystery

Thousands of pocket bibles were made in the 13th century.. The origin of the parchment — often called ‘uterine vellum’ — has been a source of longstanding controversy. Until now...

Discovery: Israeli Early Man from 10,000 Years Ago Ate Hummus

The seeds found in the prehistoric sites indicate that the human diet consisted mainly of fava beans, lentils, various types of beans and chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus.

Kristallnacht — The Origins, The Facts and The Figures

Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels urged the gang to take to the streets in familiar Nazi fashion, with the message: the Jews must pay for vom Rath’s death.

US Presidents Urge Israelis at Rabin Rally to Risk Lives for Peace But Neither...

Neither US president who spoke at the rally for the late Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin has ever put his own life on the line for peace, as they told Israelis to do.

It’s Official: Kill Jews Ville Became Jews’ Hill

The town was originally named Castrillo Motajudíos (Hill of Jews Camp) in 1035, when Jews fleeing a pogrom settled there.

A Slice of Jewish Life in Jerusalem’s Ancient City

Shoshana Selavan, chairperson of the Old City's Jewish Quarter community, launches a new column on Jewish Life in the Old City.

Palmyra ‘Arch of Triumph’ Latest Casualty of ISIS

A third archaeological treasure at Palmyra in Syria has been destroyed by ISIS: the Arch of Triumph.

Rare 1,500-year-old Mosaic Featured on Sukkot at Kiryat Gat Industrial Park

A rare 1,500 year old mosaic exposed in the Kiryat Gat industrial park is featured at the park's Sukkot festival.

Unique 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Found at Ashkelon Building Site

An extremely rare sarcophagus has been uncovered at a building site in Ashkelon.

Researchers Ponder World’s Oldest Qur’an – Is It Older Than Mohammad?

Fragile pages of possibly the world's oldest Qur'an could pre-date the birth of Islam's founder, prophet Mohammed.

Palmyra’s Ancient ‘Temple of Bel’ Destroyed in New Blast

ISIS destroys a new, majestic part of the Syrian UNESCO World Heritage site, Palmyra.

Second Temple-Era Podium May Be Discovery in City of David

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has made an exciting announcement: A 2,000-year-old podium may have been found in the City of David section of...

100 Years after Leo Frank’s Lynching Anti-Semitism Still a Concern to US Jews

August 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the lynching of Leo Frank on Elul 6, 5675, August 6, 1915.

Israel’s Newest Postage Stamp, Inaugurated at United Nations, Honors a King of Persia

There was a time when the ruler of Iran (Persia) actually liked Israel...

Great Synagogue, Shulhof of Vilna Rediscovered 70 Years After Nazi Destruction

Israeli, Lithuanian and American researchers have tracked down the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna.

Kerry Describes ‘Historic’ Nuclear Deal Signed Between World Powers, Iran

The US and Iranian presidents told their nations the nuclear deal was signed, as US Secy of State John Kerry announced it to the world from Vienna.

World Jewish Athletes to Gather in Hitler’s Stadium July 28

World Jewish athletes will gather in Hitler's stadium in Berlin on July 28 for The Maccabi Games.

Israeli Court Rules: Priceless Kafka Collection Goes to Israel’s National Library

After decades of legal wrangling, the Tel Aviv District Court last Wednesday awarded custody of the estate of Max Brod, Franz Kafka's friend and publisher, to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem.

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