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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.

BBC Yanked Israeli Film on Jewish Exodus from Jerusalem (video)

22 Iyyar 5773 – May 1, 2013
The BBC strikes again. Known for its bias against Israel, it said that a documentary claiming that man “Palestinians” of today actually are descendants of Jews did “not fit editorially.” How true.

A Rare Second Temple Period Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

1 Iyyar 5773 – April 10, 2013
Israeli archaeologists love highway contractors. Excavation for new roads frequently digs up history, and this time they struck it rich, finding a rare mikveh from the late Second Temple Period.

Mashiach Now!

20 Tammuz 5772 – July 10, 2012
Some people don’t realize that Mashiach’s coming is a process that evolves over time. These people want everything to be finished at the start. They say that when Mashiach comes and does all the work of rebuilding the Land of Israel, and gathers all of the exiled Jews to Israel, and fights the wars of Hashem, and rebuilds the Beit HaMikdash, then they will come on aliyah. First, everything has to be perfect. First, the Mashiach has to do all the work.

“Pure for God” Seal Found in Temple Mount Excavation

30 Kislev 5772 – December 26, 2011
A rare seal certifying the ritual purity of an item to be used in the Second Temple in Jerusalem was discovered by the Israel Antiquities Authority as part of excavations under the Robinson’s Arch right next to the Temple Mount.

1948 and the Triumph Of the Naysayers

20 Sivan 5770 – June 2, 2010
In 1939, when Reb Sholom Halberstam, brother-in-law of the saintly Bobover Rebbe Shlomo Halberstam, and some other Jews were fleeing from the approaching German armies, they came to a Polish town where the sexton of the synagogue, upon hearing their story, told them to stop running because the arrival of the Messiah was imminent.

God’s Country

10 Heshvan 5770 – October 28, 2009
Approximately 1,000 years after the destruction of the Second Temple and Israel's exile from its homeland - deep in the depths of the harsh exile and 1,000 years before the beginning of the return to Zion - the great Torah commentator Rashi opens his monumental commentary on the Torah with the question of the ownership of the Land of Israel. What with all the hardships and troubles facing European Jewry at the time, with the Land of Israel but a vague and distant memory, the most pressing problem demanding Rashi's attention is what we will answer the non-Jewish world when it will claim that we are robbers in our own land - usurping its ownership from the local Canaanites.

Poland’s Jewish Ghosts

2 Tammuz 5769 – June 24, 2009
About 2,500 years ago, the prophet Jeremiah, having predicted Nebuchadnezzar's imminent destruction of the First Temple, composed the famous line, "Why did I leave the womb - to see toil and pain - that I may live out my days in shame?" About 500 years later, Joseph ben Matthias, also known as Josephus, observed and recorded the destruction of the Second Temple by Roman emperor Titus, claiming in Book VI of the "War of the Jews" (chapter nine) that 1.1 million Jews were killed and 97,000 were enslaved in the siege.

Poland’s Jewish Ghosts

About 2,500 years ago, the prophet Jeremiah, having predicted Nebuchadnezzar's imminent destruction of the First Temple, composed the famous line, "Why did I leave the womb - to see toil and pain - that I may live out my days in shame?" About 500 years later, Joseph ben Matthias, also known as Josephus, observed and recorded the destruction of the Second Temple by Roman emperor Titus, claiming in Book VI of the "War of the Jews" (chapter nine) that 1.1 million Jews were killed and 97,000 were enslaved in the siege.

Rabbi’s Visit Stirs Temple Mount Debate

29 Adar 5769 – March 25, 2009
JERUSALEM - The recent visit by a prominent U.S. rabbi to the Temple Mount - Judaism's most revered site - stirring anew a quiet debate among some within the Jewish religious community about whether Jews should be permitted to enter the mount.

Islamic Authorities Caught Destroying Temple Artifacts

22 Elul 5767 – September 5, 2007
JERUSALEM - Islamic authorities using heavy machinery to dig on the Temple Mount - Judaism's holiest site - have been caught red-handed destroying Temple-era antiquities and what is believed to be a section of an outer wall of the Second Jewish Temple.

Title: One Special Prayer

24 Av 5767 – August 8, 2007
Author: Yaakov Meir Strauss Translator: Nehemiah Klein Publisher: Feldheim Publishers

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