Expert labels UNESCO's Hebron resolution “particularly ironic" and as "anti-science a measure as one can get, because there is no debate among historians about the Jewish connection to the Cave of the Patriarchs.”
The Land of Israel constantly reveals hidden treasures, testifying to its rich history. This time, archeologists deciphered a 2,000-year-old stone with one of the oldest-known mentions of the name Judea.
The Palestinian Authority’s campaign against the Balfour Declaration indicates that its leadership refuses to recognize the legitimate historical right of the Jews to their national homeland and casts serious doubts about Palestinian intentions.
In an effort to uncover the original rock surface where Jesus' body was laid, the main Christian communities that govern the church have allowed a work crew only 60 hours to excavate the Edicule, the inner sanctum that covers what is believed to be the original cave where Jesus is said to have been entombed and resurrected.
Seventy years later, Murray Greenfield can still remember the anger he felt when he was locked up with hundreds of Jewish Holocaust survivors in a British detention camp on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.
At 29, Peres served as director of Israel's Defense Ministry and helped arm Israel's military. He developed Israel's nuclear program, launched a political career stretching more than 60 years and became president at 83. He also focused on promoting Israeli innovation and technology.
This is the first time researchers have been able to read the text of an ancient scroll without having to physically open it and this scroll proves the version of the Hebrew Bible used today is identical to the one from 2,000 years ago.