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Rubble Yields Silver Temple ‘Tax’ Half-shekel

Originally published: https://web.archive.org/web/20090714032524/http://smoothstoneblog.com/2008/12/rubble-yields-silver-temple-tax-half-shekel.htm Another stab into the heart of the mythos of “ancient Palestine”.  Via JPost: Photo: Leah Ne’eman Two ancient coins, one used to pay the Temple tax and another minted by the Greek leader the Jews fought in the story of Hanukka, have been uncovered amid debris from Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, an Israeli…… Keep Reading

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Jerusalem Dig Uncovers Ancient City Walls

Originally published: https://web.archive.org/web/20090714042103/http://smoothstoneblog.com/2008/09/jerusalem-dig-uncovers-ancient-city-walls.htm Another stab into the heart of Palestinianism. From Reuters ( visit the link soon before they scratch it from the etherworld ): Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Wednesday a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter wall on Mount Zion at the southern edge of Jerusalem’s Old City, which dates back to the Second Jewish Temple. The…… Keep Reading

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2,000-year-old rare coins discovered in Jerusalem cave

During a renewed excavation at near the Temple Mount, archaeologists unearthed dozens of bronze coins from the Jewish revolt against Rome. Via Israel21C.org: A trove of rare bronze coins, the last remnants of a four-year Jewish revolt against the Roman Empire, has been discovered in a cave near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. During the…… Keep Reading

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Solomon’s Temple-Era Artifacts Found for First Time on Temple Mount

Originally posted on Bridges for Peace: November 4, 2016 Volunteer groups sifting material from the Temple Mount in the Emek Tzurim National Park Friday, 04 November 2016 | Artifacts including tiny shards of clay and bone from the time of Solomon’s Temple were unearthed for the first time on the Temple Mount, Israeli archaeologists revealed…… Keep Reading

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The Peel Commission of 1936-1937

The violence of the Arab Revolt starting in 1936 led Britain to set up a new Royal Commission (the Peel Commission) in to examine the conflict between Arabs and Jews in Palestine. A long term solution was needed for the political future of Palestine. The Jewish Homeland contemplated by the Mandate could develop as an… Keep Reading

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DePaul Students Demand Professor Apologize after Pro-Israel Op-Ed

Via Newsweek: A student coalition called for DePaul University in Chicago to censure philosophy professor Jason D. Hill and for him to issue a public apology for an op-ed he wrote and attend racial sensitivity training. Jamaican-born Hill told Newsweek that he anticipated the op-ed would receive criticism after the positive treatment he gave Jewish… Keep Reading

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Quit Harping on U.S. Aid to Israel

Via The Atlantic: “U.S. assistance to Israel demands far less in both blood and treasure than many other American defense relationships around the world. According to the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the U.S. spends $36 billion annually on military capabilities in Europe, almost 10 times its annual assistance package to Israel, and American soldiers… Keep Reading

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Pope Getting Nutrition from Feeding Tube

Pope John Paul II is getting nutrition from a feeding tube through the nose, the Vatican said Wednesday. Paging Mr. Felos…Mr. George Felos…there may be a case for you to take in Rome… Folks, G-d usually has very interesting and unique ways of making his points, don’t you think? Our prayers for the Pope. Pope… Keep Reading

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Lebanon Fast Facts

Did you know that a symposium at Universite Libanaise, Lebanon’s only government-run university and the country’s largest, was hosted by Hizballah’s Al-Manar… Keep Reading

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