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Minting and Coins in the Land of Israel

Folks, some months ago, I wrote an article about Israel seeking the return of Temple artifacts from the Vatican. When the Romans sacked Jerusalem in AD 70, they took Temple treasures with them. Legend has it that religious articles from the Temple, including the menorah, were among them. There is also a candelabrum that came… Keep Reading

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A campaign of denial, lies and historical revisionism to disinherit the Jews from their homeland

Years ago, a group of archaeology students from Bar-Ilan University went to Jerusalem’s Kidron Valley, hoping to save archaeological remnants from earth the Waqf [Muslim religious trust] had dug up on the Temple Mount and dumped in the riverbed. A Waqf official who noticed the students began yelling at them. One sentence struck them in… Keep Reading

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A Smooth Stone History Lesson

As Smooth Stone has previously written, Arafat is not a “Palestinian”. He was born in Egypt. (Born? Hatched, is more like it.) But his family does have some history in the area although he won’t acknowledge it on CNN or Al-Jazeera. You see, it was Arafat’s uncle who served as the grand mufti of Jerusalem… Keep Reading

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