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2500-year-old First Temple Seal Found in Jerusalem

Originally posted on JPost: Jan 17, 2008 Via JPost: A stone seal bearing the name of one of the families who acted as servants in the First Temple and then returned to Jerusalem after being exiled to Babylonia has been uncovered in an archaeological excavation in Jerusalem’s City of David, a prominent Israeli archaeologist said […]

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Today in Jewish History – Shvat 1

Sponsored by Aish.com: On this date, as the Jewish people were completing 40 years of wandering in the desert, Moses gathered the entire the nation and began his farewell address. Moses’ speech would continue for 40 days until his death, as described in the Book of Deuteronomy. Moses reviewed the commandments of the Torah, gave […]

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Did King Solomon’s Navy Discover America?

A very interesting read, via Tamar Yonah’s blog: Mystery Mountain, Los Lunas, New Mexico. That’s where a fascinating find was discovered with the Hebrew inscription of the Ten Commandments. What is amazing about this find, is that the ten commandments were written in a Hebrew script that is so ancient, it was last used around […]

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Today in Jewish History – Tevet 1

Sponsored by Aish.com: In 355 BCE, Esther, after having won a kingdom-wide beauty pageant, was taken to King Achashverosh (Esther 2:16). Esther’s presence in the king’s palace enabled her to advocate on behalf of the Jews, and gain a reversal of Haman’s decree to annihilate the Jewish people. This series of miraculous events is recorded […]

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Palestinian Poll: Most Support Right of Return to Israel, Want Jerusalem as Muslim Capital

G-d Forbid. Zechariah 12: 2-3 is the warning. From Palestinian Poll: Most Support Right of Return to Israel, Want Jerusalem as Muslim Capital via Daily Alert: According to a Palestinian poll conducted by the Jerusalem Media and Communications Center on Nov. 3-6, 67% favor the return of all Palestinian refugees to their original homes and […]