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Jewish Money in the Civil War to be Shown in Jerusalem

13 Shevat 5775 – February 1, 2015
Two rare 150-year-old tokens issued by a kosher restaurant from the U.S. civil war period are to be shown this week in Jerusalem.

Israel’s President Rivlin Makes History at Kafr Kassem Massacre Memorial

3 Heshvan 5775 – October 26, 2014
President Reuven Rivlin makes history as Israel's first sitting president to participate in Kafr Kassem's massacre memorial ceremony.

Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

27 Tishri 5775 – October 21, 2014
A 2,000 year old stone fragment bearing an official Latin inscription dedicated to the Roman Emperor Hadrian is found in Jerusalem.

New Traces of Life Found in Theresienstadt

27 Elul 5774 – September 21, 2014
Nearly 70 years after the Nazis fell, evidence is found in Theresienstadt that life flourished even among those marked for death.

Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

17 Nisan 5774 – April 17, 2014
Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine this week were ordered to “register” themselves and their assets.

Book Review: Simon Sebag Montefiore’s ‘Jerusalem: The Biography’

14 Heshvan 5774 – October 18, 2013
This blithely written book presents Jerusalem as the home of all monotheistic faiths, disregarding the unique bond between Jews and their ancient capital.

Goodbye Columbus, Goodbye America

11 Heshvan 5774 – October 15, 2013
In California, Columbus Day became Indigenous People's Day, which sounds like a Marxist terrorist group's holiday.

Holocaust Researcher Yisrael Gutman Dies at 90 in Jerusalem

28 Tishri 5774 – October 1, 2013
Warsaw Ghetto survivor and researcher Israel Gutman has died in Jerusalem at the age of 90. He was born in Warsaw, where he was...

The Almighty’s Supreme Call to Man

21 Tishri 5774 – September 25, 2013
Could we understand the history of Israel without its prehistory, the stories of Abraham and Sarah and their children?

A Sense of History

17 Elul 5773 – August 22, 2013
The ancients saw the gods in nature, never more so than in thinking about the harvest and all that accompanied it.

Café el-Fishawy, Cairo

14 Elul 5773 – August 20, 2013
Some 240 years ago, a man named al-Fishawy began serving coffee to his friends in an alley of Cairo's Khan al-Khalili district each evening...

Failing in Order to Succeed

14 Elul 5773 – August 19, 2013
Robert F. Kennedy echoed the optimistic spirit of youth when he said, "Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."

Jewish Survival in the Face of Existential Threats: a Focus on...

3 Elul 5773 – August 9, 2013
When I started to speak and my words drowned in tears, it was she who comforted me.

Oldest Alphabetical Written Text Found near Temple Mount

4 Av 5773 – July 10, 2013
The oldest known Hebrew writing from ancient Jerusalem dates back to the 8th century. Archaeologists now have found an older alphabetical text, not in Hebrew, from the time of Kings David or Solomon

The Saga of Ancient ‘Palestinian Susiya’ – The Town That Never...

22 Tammuz 5773 – June 30, 2013
The Palestinian Authority is a master at inventing history. Arabs claim they have been there long before Jews although evidence proves the contrary. The tactic is conquering the southern Hevron Hills.

Archaeologists Find 2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Siege in Jerusalem

20 Tammuz 5773 – June 27, 2013
History records the siege of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, but archaeologists never have found evidence of the famine that plagued Jews – until now.

‘Extinct’ Frog in Israel Becomes a Unique ‘Living Fossil’

27 Sivan 5773 – June 4, 2013
An ancient frog can now be added to Israel’s history. The “painted frog,” though to be extinct, turns out to be a descendant of a one million-old frog.

Who’s Denying Whose Heritage?

13 Sivan 5773 – May 21, 2013
The entire Land of Israel, have been the subject of incessant Islamic reinvention.

History of Israel: Snow in the Summer

11 Sivan 5773 – May 19, 2013
Two people have reported snow in the late May-early June, though in both cases, it was hearsay.

Opportunities and Risks Ahead for Turkey

5 Sivan 5773 – May 13, 2013
Now is the time for Ankara to take some corrective domestic and foreign policy measures consistent with what the country has and continues to aspire for but fails to realize.

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