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Posts Tagged: Judean Desert

May 25, 2016 10:00 am
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Israel Digs Against Clock to Save Judean Desert Scrolls From Looters

JNS.org - Israeli authorities are stepping up the fight to save the country’s unrecovered ancient scrolls from the hands of antiquities robbers. The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA),...

April 29, 2013 1:47 am
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The Bar Kochba Debate

Among the historical events associated with "Lag Ba'omer," celebrated in the days ahead, is the Second Jewish Revolt led by Bar Kochba...

January 17, 2013 3:47 pm
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Israel to Open Exhibit on Biblical King Herod

The Jerusalem-based Israel Museum is scheduled in February to open an exhibit on the infamous biblical Jewish king, Herod the Great, the Associated Press reported. King Herod...

June 7, 2012 2:46 pm
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Mount Masada to Host “Carmen” Opera for Extraordinary Performances

What do French opera composer Georges Bizet, Masada and a Spanish village have in common? They're all part of the most ambitious cultural ...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

World

Jews Murdered in Holocaust Called ‘Cowards’ at London Protest O...

Some 400 demonstrators came out to protest Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev's appearance at a prominent London university on...

Israel

UNESCO Draft Resolution Declaring Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem ‘...

The United Nations' cultural organization UNESCO is to vote next Tuesday, May 2, on a resolution introduced by the Palestinians and...

Middle East

London Conference Promoting Trade With Iran Draws Strong Warning Over ̵...

A global conference in London promoting trade with Iran has drawn a warning from a leading advocacy group opposed to...

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