Good News Israel presents 2000-year-old Jewish inscriptions in Jerusalem; Rare Hebrew texts now available online and much more.
By: Michael Ordman
THE JEWISH STATE
UK Prime Minister’s speech to the Knesset
I know it was 12 Mar 2014, but I missed British Prime Minister David Cameron’s speech to the Israeli Parliament then. He revealed that Israeli technology was protecting British troops in Afghanistan. I just wanted to make sure that you hadn’t missed the speech too.
Putting Hebrew texts online
The National Library of Israel and the British Library in London are to digitize all of the 3,200 rare Hebrew manuscripts at The British Library.
50,000 Christian Zionists for a united Jerusalem
Israel365, an Israeli NGO that promotes the biblical significance of the Jewish state to Evangelical Christian Zionists, presented Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein with a “Jerusalem Covenant” proclamation signed by more than 50,000 people affirming the unity of Jerusalem.
2000-year-old Jewish inscriptions in Jerusalem
Archaeologists have excavated a ritual bath (mikve) dating to the time of the Second Temple (first century CE) inside an underground cave in Jerusalem. The walls were adorned with paintings and Aramaic inscriptions in cursive Hebrew script.
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