While Israeli experts constantly discover hidden archaeological treasures, testifying to the Jewish people’s long-lasting ties to the land, this Palestinian professor struggles with basic historical facts.
The Land of Israel constantly reveals hidden treasures, testifying to its rich history and the Jewish people’s deep and long-lasting ties to the land. This time, the discoveries have a seasonal significance as well.
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.
The Mazliah family contacted a representative of the Israel Antiquities Authority and invited him to their home in order to examine numerous ancient metal artifacts that had been in the possession of their recently-deceased father.
A new exhibition in Jerusalem’s Tower of David displays over 100 photos, both digitized and a small number of originals, that highlight some of the major photographers – Jews, Muslims, and Christians – of the first half of the twentieth century who lived and worked in Jerusalem.
Speaking ahead of the annual Jerusalem Day Israeli holiday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the international community for attempting to divide Jerusalem and for ignoring the Jewish people’s historical connection to the ancient city and the Temple Mount.