44 Byzantine Gold Coins Discovered in Ancient Caesarea Philippi (Banias)

During the Crusader period, in 1129, the Crusaders fortified the city to make it a military base from which to attack and conquer Damascus.

On the Fast of Gedaliah We Are Warned Against Political Assassinations

This political murder is considered a catastrophe of historical proportions, hence the fast on the 3rd of Tishrei.

‘The Nesting Dolls’ Author Publishes a Novel about USSR’s Jewish Autonomous Region

Adams draws on her own experiences as a Jewish refugee from Odessa, Ukraine.

Pharaoh Rameses II Era Burial Cave Found in Palmahim National Park

Once it had been discovered, the burial cave was disturbed by looters who stole some vessels.

Justice Ginsburg’s Gavel Sold for $20,400, Collar for $176,775 at Auction

Justice Ginsburg is remembered not only for her trailblazing time on the Supreme Court but also for her fashion statements.

Finally: Ken Burns Explores the US Role in the Holocaust

Americans heard about Nazi persecution on their radios and read about it in the press.

Ukrainian Refugees Find Shelter with Israeli Family Whose Grandfather Was Saved by Theirs

"It was an act of bravery, and we, the Jewish people, owe his offspring a debt of gratitude."

Mikhail Gorbachev Who Ended Communist Rule in the Soviet Union Dead at 91

In 1996, Gorbachev ran for president of Russia but won only 0.51% of the vote.

President Herzog to Visit Basel on 125th Anniversary of First Zionist Congress

The event will begin in the Stadt casino Hall in Basel, the place where the First Zionist Congress hosted the first 208 delegates.

Bibi to Tell Us His Story in Upcoming Autobiography

Guaranteed to be a best-seller, former (and future?) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his new autobiography is coming out.

Gorgeous 4th Century Roman Sarcophagi Go on Display in Ashkelon

The lid of one sarcophagus features a couple without identifying details, and the final carving of the faces was intended to be based on the faces of future customers.

The Late Olivia Newton-John Wrote about her Jewish Grandfather Nobel Winner Max Born

Newton-John dabbled in Kabballah in her 2006 album Grace and Gratitude.

Archaeologists Identify Location of Roman Ballista that Penetrated Jerusalem’s Wall in 70 CE

The exposed Roman arsenal includes hundreds of ballista stones that were launched using sophisticated machines to a distance of 100–400 yards.

Amidst a Tribal Election Campaign Netanyahu Stakes his Hopes on a Promising Economic Platform

Netanyahu proposed a brilliant plan to issue government bonds that would be tied to the housing price index.

Jared Kushner’s Book: Bibi Was So Cheerless About Jerusalem Declaration, Trump Almost Nixed It

If Netanyahu was less than enthusiastic about the Jerusalem declaration, he had one profound reason: Jared Kushner.

Whoopi Goldberg Says ‘My Bad’ after Calling Conservative Activists ‘Neo Nazis’

"I don’t like it when people make assumptions about me, and it’s not any better when I make assumptions about other people, which I did."

TAU’s Cymbalista Synagogue Designated as Protected Historic Site

Renowned Swiss architect Mario Botta designed the building.

Report: Rabbi Eliezer Melamed Met with Conservative Leaders to Avoid Kotel Violence on 9...

Rabbi Melamed said that if more people wish to pray in a mixed group, “the authorities will increase and expand the Ezrat Israel section for them as needed."

When Lincoln Borrowed a Philadelphia Rabbi’s Tammuz 17 Reference for the Gettysburg Address

In 1863, the day of Shabbat, July 4, Independence Day, fell on the first day of the three weeks, Tammuz 17, but because it was Shabbat, as is the case this year, 2019, the fast was pushed off to Sunday.

David Friedman and Mike Pompeo Travel Through Original Bible Belt for New Documentary

“It’s not just about winning military battles. It’s about having moral footings that come with being a believer in following a religious path,” said former U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.

Inquisition Documents Listing Number of Victims, Charges and Sentences Digitized by Israel’s National Library

The 18th century manuscript includes details from the first 130 years of the Portuguese Inquisition in Lisbon.

Gantz, Abbas, Celebrate Together Abraham’s Sacrifice of Ishmael

Nothing represents more bluntly the assembly of lies at the core of Islam which is aimed at denying the veracity of the Torah than Eid al-Adha.

Report: Ukraine Recalling Ambassador to Germany Who Praised Nazi Collaborator

Melnyk told journalist Tilo Jung that reports of Bandera’s involvement in the mass murders of Poles and Jews are lies and a "Russian narrative."

KKL-JNF Releases Old Maccabiah Images to Celebrate the 2022 Games

The Maccabiah Games were proposed by Yosef Yekutieli in 1929 at the Maccabi World Congress.

Florida Teachers’ Training Calls Separation of Church and State a ‘Misconception’

“2,500 teachers will complete three-day civics professional development trainings by the end of July.”

Pathetic: Germany Seeking 5-Years in Prison for 101-Year-Old Nazi

Schuetz holds the dubious record of the oldest Nazi on trial for murdering thousands of innocent human beings.

Vatican Releases Archives of Thousands of Jewish Pleas for Help in WW2

The archives contain many requests from Jewish converts to Catholicism asking the Vatican for proof of their conversion.

‘Polish Schindler’ Józef Walaszczyk Dead at 102

In 1940 or the spring of 1941, Walaszczyk fell in love with Irena Front, who did not tell him she was Jewish.

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