Category Archives: History

A Megillah for Hanukkah? Megillat Bet Hashmonay

Hanukkah The case for reviving a tradition of reading the Scroll of Antiochus. By Rabbi David Golinkin My Jewish Learning There is one custom which we would expect to find on that is missing–the reading of a scroll in public. … Continue reading

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The Arch of Titus and Saeb Erekat

Artuz Sheva – Israel National News Some questions for Mr. Erekat, who has asserted that his people have lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years. By Dr. Bert Miller, 12/12/17 14:58   Dr. Bert Miller After graduating … Continue reading

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Forget political correctness

Arutz Sheva – Israel National News A history lesson: Jerusalem and the Jews – and Jerusalem and the Muslims. Just in time for Hanukkah. Gerald A. Honigman, 12/12/17 11:01     Gerald A. Honigman The author is an educator who … Continue reading

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“Jerusalem is the Heart of Israel”

“We see it our duty to declare that Jewish Jerusalem is an organic and inseparable part of the State of Israel and of the soul of our people. Jerusalem is the very heart of the State of Israel… its eternal … Continue reading

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Watch: Trump recognizes Jerusalem, pledges embassy move

Trump recognizes Jerusalem, pledges embassy move US President Donald Trump announced that the US government officially recognized the city of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and announced that the US embassy in Israel would be relocated … Continue reading

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Archeology in Israel as a political weapon

Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologist Eli Shukron shows an ancient seal, at an archaeological site known as the City of David in Jerusalem December 25, 2011.. (photo credit: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun) In Israel, archeology is far more than just science. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Comment: Remembering the ethnic cleansing of the Middle East’s Jews

Jpost Opinion By TZAHI GAVRIELI / November 29, 2017 Watch “The Forgotten Refugees“ My family was expelled from Iraq in 1951. My grandfather Haim owned a successful business with several trucks, while my grandmother Gazelle ran the home. They lived … Continue reading

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