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Posts Tagged: Judean Desert

May 16, 2017 1:05 pm
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McMaster Says Trump to Speak at Israel Museum in Jerusalem During Trip to Jewish State; Masada Visit Not on Itinerary

US President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel next week will not include an address at Masada, according to the itinerary laid out by his national...

May 5, 2017 4:34 pm
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Israeli Police Begin Planning Massive Security Operation for Upcoming Trump Visit

Israeli police have begun planning a massive security operation to protect US President Donald Trump during his two-day visit to the Jewish state later this...

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

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...

Israel

Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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