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Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?
Minister Miri Regev said “the uncovering of these finds joins a long list of discoveries that enlighten us about our historic past, a past that is manifested in our country’s soil and in the writings of the Book of Books.”
The New finds precede the earliest mosaics discovered at the site by a hundred years.
The rule of when it rains it pours seems to be working in Germany's favor.
I do not see this as a feminist issue at all. This is a human issue.
In an interview with Israel Radio, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that he considered conquering Gaza throughout Operation Pillar of Defense, but did not take the step because he did not want Israel to remain in the region for a long period of time.
Home Front Command has issued defense guidelines to residents of the South. In communities between 0 and 4 miles from the Gaza Strip border:...
In the coming hours, the smoke will continue to rise above Gaza.
We're now entering the period when we begin to pray for rain. Lack of rain was often an excuse to persecute the Jews, specifically those living in Jerusalem. There are quite a few examples from our history of this rain libel, which was very often linked to the 'sin' of drinking wine.
Here's a bunch of tykes staring at a tiger at the Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo (full name: The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem -...
Notions of animal cruelty do not apply to fish under Jewish law, so by using a fish for the Kapparot ritual one would avoid causing unnecessary pain to an animal yet still have the benefit of using a live creature for the ritual.
Mayim Bialik sustained serious injuries in a car accident in Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon.
The Nine Days are upon us once again. This historically sad period in Jewish history shouldn't be made worse by allergic emergencies. If you (or your child) suffer from milk allergies (or lactose intolerance), planning meals for the nine days can be a challenge.
Milan’s Jewish community has condemned a meeting of European extreme right-wing movements held at a Milan hotel Friday and Saturday.
In a statement, the Milan...
One does not have to be superstitious to recognize facts. It is a historical fact that the period between the Seventeenth of Tammuz and the Tenth of Av was plagued by recurring tragedies.
A report by NGO Monitor reveals that several western governments providing funds for Church-based efforts to delegitimize Israel.
Discovered in a Roman-era excavation near the city of Silves, Portugal by archaeologists from the German Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the discovery predates the previous oldest evidence of Jews in Iberia by nearly a century.
Temple Mount issues include a response to NPR item on the Arab boycott of the Temple Mount, and David Sacks on the period from Passover to Shavuot in relation to the Temple Mount.
Nefesh B’Nefesh organized a special celebration yesterday in Ein Yael, Jerusalem for new Olim to better prepare them for their first Shavuot in Israel.
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