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Barcelona restoring Jewish quarter

Barcelona is restoring its old Jewish quarter, but the local Jewish community says it’s being shut out of the process. In the Middle Ages, Barcelona’s Jewish community of 4,000 people played an integral role in the city. Acting as a… Keep Reading

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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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Let’s Pretend to Kill Sarah Palin

The left disgusts me.  The left has no conscience.  The left is detestable, soulless, corrupt and has no empathy for their fellow American.  Oh and I’m not done.  Please read what I have written that follows after this excellent post from RedState: Ask yourself what the media and public reaction would be if this were… Keep Reading

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Los Angeles Times Distorts IAEA Report

The LA times is as detestable as the BBC in its anti-Israel bias.  Via CAMERA: In a news article about the origins of uranium particles found at the Syrian site bombed by Israel in September 2007, Borzou Daragahi of the Los Angeles Times severely distorts the report issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency. The… Keep Reading

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Obama Postpones U.S. Embassy Move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Like each American president before him, Obama refuses to acknowledge Jerusalem as the legitimate capital of the legitimate – and sovereign – nation of Israel. The U.S. Congress approved the transfer of the embassy 14 years ago.  But this time, there is no doubt that Obama’s own Muslim identity politics is one of the reasons… Keep Reading

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UK Jews remember Alan Senitt

Tributes from all sections of the British-Jewish community to former Union of Jewish Students chairman Alan Senitt have been coming in following… Keep Reading

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