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High school assignment had kids simulate Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca

Added: 17.10.2017 16:23 | 6 views | 0 comments

Massachusetts high school students pretended to be Muslims in the "Islamic" city of Jerusalem as part of a class assignment used in Newton Public Schools to teach about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a new report revealed.


Archeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Theater Near Jersusalem's Western Wall

Added: 17.10.2017 1:29 | 23 views | 0 comments

Israeli archeologists say they have made a dramatic discovery adjacent to the Western Wall in Jerusalem after unearthing what they believe could have been a theater dating from ancient Roman times, CNN reports. Excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority are currently taking place underneath Wilson's Arch, which stands next to the holy site in the heart of the Old City."What's very exciting about this amazing structure is that we totally didn't expect to find it here. It's a theater-like structure that held 200 people." – Archeologist Joe Uziel The roofed building's relatively small size, compared with other known Roman theaters, leads experts to believe it could have been an Odeon, a...

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Israeli Archaeologists Unearth Astonishing Collection of Ancient Seals

Added: 16.10.2017 16:45 | 17 views | 0 comments

Archaeologists digging in the City of David, the Old City of Jerusalem, have found dozens of ancient clay seals, also known as bullae. “In the numerous excavations at the City of David, dozens of seals were unearthed, bearing witness to the developed administration of the city in the First Temple period,” said Dr. Ortal Chalaf [...]


Israel says strikes Syrian anti-aircraft battery in response to fire

Added: 16.10.2017 12:51 | 48 views | 0 comments

October 16, 2017 7:51 PM
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israel's military said Monday(Oct 16) it carried out an air strike on an anti-aircraft battery in Syria after it fired toward its planes, while vowing it sought no further escalation in the war-torn country.


In Jerusalem, Municipal Issues Have Political Overtones

Added: 14.10.2017 12:57 | 15 views | 0 comments

Israel says they're just zoning laws, but Palestinians say the rules for building in Jerusalem lead to home demolitions intended to weaken their presence in a city claimed by both sides.


Palestinians vow to Israel: We're not leaving Jerusalem

Added: 14.10.2017 11:17 | 16 views | 0 comments

Palestinian NGOs have faced increasing pressure from Israel to shut down and abandon occupied East Jerusalem.


US' Unesco exit creates ripples across the world

Added: 13.10.2017 22:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

October 14, 2017 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM • The United States' decision to pull out of the United Nations cultural body, Unesco, has sent ripples through the struggling organisation and rattled member countries which worry others might follow suit.


Israel to withdraw from UN cultural body Unesco along with US

Added: 12.10.2017 19:03 | 23 views | 0 comments

October 13, 2017 2:03 AM
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israel will withdraw from the UN's cultural and education body after a United States decision to do the same on accusations of bias against the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday (Oct 12).



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