By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli archaeologists displayed on Tuesday a 2,000-year-old stone block unearthed in Jerusalem that they hope will help shed new light on a Jewish revolt against the Romans. It is part of a lintel from an arch built to welcome Emperor Hadrian when he visited Jerusalem in 130 AD, around the time the region's Jews, led by Bar Kochba, rose up against Roman rule …
Cantor Turned Used RV Into 38-Foot Font of Jewish Education courtesy of debbi ballard Cantor Debbi Ballard wasnt reaching as many students as she had hoped to back when she started her own Hebrew school based out of public spaces, like Dunkin Donuts, last fall. So this year, Ballard went one step further in her attempt to innovate: She bought a 38-foot recreational vehicle and converted it into a Hebrew school on wheels.
‘Marcel Proust of Our Time’ Haunted by Jewish History By Niklas Pollard and Alistair Scrutton Published October 09, 2014. (Reuters) – Patrick Modiano, a Sephardic French novelist, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature as a Marcel Proust of our time, The Swedish Academy said on Thursday. Relatively unknown outside of France, Modianos works have centered on memory, oblivion, identity and guilt that often take place during the German occupation of World War Two.
In 2004, Archie Gottesman, chief branding officer of Manhattan Mini Storage, received an angry call from the Anti-Defamation League about her latest billboard. The image in question depicted a Buddha statue with a speech bubble saying, My owners a Jew again
Israel and the occupied West Bankarein a security lockdown for the Jewish fast of Yom Kippur, which is coinciding with the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha for the first time in three decades. The Israeli army said it had sealed off the occupied West Bank from last night to tomorrow night for the solemn holiday.
Palestine definition Historic region on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, comprising parts of modern Israel, Jordan, and Egypt. originally denoted only the sea-coast of the land of Canaan inhabited by the Philistines (Ex. 15:14; Isa
Most of the world recognizes the Palestinian cause as just, and most believe Palestinians are in need of justice. They and their descendants have lived on the land of historic Palestine since time immemorial, yet today, close to 4 million of them live in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem under different forms of Israeli military occupation.
United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas has accused Israel of a “genocidal crime” in Gaza, telling the United Nations negotiations had failed and the time for Palestinian independence had come, drawing a sharp rebuke from Washington.
ZIONISM IS NOT JUDAISM and WARFARE BY POLLUTION The frequent attacks on Gaza (14) is a continuation of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine begun in earnest in 1947-8. All this time homes and farms have been bulldozed as well as bombed