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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.

Turkey’s Jewish Community in Edirne Hosts Public Iftar Meal

Led by the Edirne Chief Rabbi, Ishak Ibrahimzadeh, the town's Jewish community hosted a public iftar.

Spain Passes Citizenship Restoration Law for Jews Expelled in 1492

Spain has just passed a law to allow descendants of Jews expelled in 1492 to regain their citizenship.

Islamic State Threatening Tomb of Jewish Prophet Nahum in Iraq

The 2,600-year-old site lies just 10 miles from the regional frontline of Islamic State.

America’s Oldest Synagogues Face Off in Court

At stake are a pair of silver Torah ornaments worth over $7 million.

Fire Department and Hatzalah Gear Up for Shmuel HaNavi’s Yartzheit

Samuel the Prophet passed away on the 28th of Iyar, which is today.

Oldest Set of 10 Commandments Showing in Israel

The oldest copy of the Ten Commandments in the world is on display at Israel's national museum.

‘Enigma’ Code-Breaker’s Notebook Sells at Auction for $1M

The hand-written notebook belonging to British World War II "Enigma" code-breaker Alan Turing sells for $1M at auction.

Happy Birthday to the People of Israel

The modern state of Israel is 67 years old. We, the People of Israel, celebrate our 3,327th birthday tonight.

A Jewish Twist on ‘Land Day’

Today on the Hebrew calendar is the 10th of Nisan - the day the People of Israel crossed into their new Land.

This Day in History: Shalhevet Pass Murdered

14 years ago, a PA Arab terrorist targeted and murdered the 10-month-old Jewish baby.

PM Netanyahu’s Prayer of Thanks at Western Wall for Historic Victory

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu took his family and went straight to the Western Wall in his first post-election public appearance Wednesday to say a...

Germany To Fund Joint Bar-Ilan, Leipzig Universities Research Center

The Minerva Center for the Relations between Israel and Aram in Biblical Times: The Construct of Autonomous Decision Making and Interdependencies” the Minerva Center is being awarded by the Minerva Foundation.

Remembering Babylon: New Exhibit Explores Roots of Jewish Life in Iraq

Until now we had been unable to tell the complete story of the Babylon Exile and to understand what actually happened to all the Jewish refugees once they were forced out of Judah.

Ancient Leviathan Fossils Found in Arava Valley

Archaeologists and scientists have found remains of what may have been an ancient Leviathan in the Arava Valley, not far from the Dead Sea.

Remember the Terror Attack on Jerusalem’s Supersol Agron

This week marks the 46th anniversary of the Supersol Agron bombing attack in Jerusalem. Two Jewish students died.

Holocaust Survivors Return to Auschwitz to Mark 70 Years of Liberation

Fifteen Auschwitz survivors, aged 80-94, returned this morning, Monday January 26, to the infamous death camp, Auschwitz, some for the first time.

Berlin Won’t Name German Companies Involved in Syria’s C-Weapons Program

Berlin refuses to name German companies who helped Syria build its chemical weapons program.

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