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  • Confirmed: Rocket Strikes Upper Galilee (launched from Lebanon)

    08/25/2014 1:16:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    INN ^ | 8/25/2014, 10:58 PM | Tova Dvorin
    Sirens sounded throughout the Upper Galilee close to 10:15 pm Monday night, just before a series of explosions were heard near Kiryat Shmona. The IDF confirmed at 10:35 pm that one rocket, fired from Lebanon, struck the Upper Galilee area. No injuries or damage were reported. […] The Lebanese Army arrested several terrorists involved in at least one salvo on the Galilee, but also complained to mediating body UNIFIL after the IAF responded to the attacks. …
  • Biblical-Era Town Discovered Along Sea of Galilee

    09/17/2013 4:23:06 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 17 replies
    LiveScience ^ | Sept 16, 2013 | By Owen Jarus
    A town dating back more than 2,000 years has been discovered on the northwest coast of the Sea of Galilee, in Israel's Ginosar valley. The ancient town may be Dalmanutha (also spelled Dalmanoutha), described in the Gospel of Mark as the place Jesus sailed to after miraculously feeding 4,000 people by multiplying a few fish and loaves of bread, said Ken Dark, of the University of Reading in the U.K., whose team discovered the town during a field survey.
  • Finding the Ironsides: Evidence of the Roman legion military camp found in Israel

    08/25/2013 5:26:18 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 30 replies
    BAR ^ | 7/09/2013 | Robin Ngo
    For the first time, the camp of the Sixth Roman Legion may have been located. Analyzing an enhanced high-resolution satellite photo, archaeologist Yotam Tepper of the Israel Antiquities Authority, in collaboration with the Jezreel Valley Regional Project, identified what he believes to be the camp’s square-shaped boundary. The team conducted ground-penetrating radar and electromagnetic testing and subsequently carried out excavations at the site. They uncovered the base of a battery or wall, a moat surrounding the camp, water pipes, a covered sewage channel, coins, tiles and a shingle decorated with the legion’s symbol. These discoveries seem to support Tepper’s identification...
  • 'Monumental' mystery under Sea of Galilee

    04/10/2013 1:53:12 PM PDT · by wesagain · 26 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | Aug 10, 2013 | Joe Kovacs
    "Scientists probe puzzle at site made famous by Jesus, Peter"Some 2,000 years ago, the Sea of Galilee in Israel became famous as the Bible says Jesus and His apostle Peter walked on top of the water in a spectacular miracle. Now, a mysterious find from beneath the surface is bringing new attention to the ancient body of water. Scientists have discovered a massive, “monumental” structure on the sea’s floor, leaving experts puzzled as to what it actually is and how and when it became located there.The structure is basically a cone-shaped pile of boulders with an estimated weight of 60,000...
  • Caroline Glick: We Are Not for Sale

    11/08/2010 5:58:15 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | November 5, 2010 | Caroline Glick
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is playing with fire. And Israel is getting burned. Over the past week, it has been widely reported that the Obama administration and the Netanyahu government are conducting secret negotiations regarding future Israeli land surrenders to the Palestinians in the Jordan Valley and Jerusalem. According to the reports, the Obama administration has presented Netanyahu with a plan whereby Israel will cede its rights to eastern Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley to the Palestinians and then lease the areas from the Palestinians for a limited period. The reports on the length of the lease vary. Some claim...
  • Report: Israel Plans to Strike in Syria

    08/29/2010 4:28:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    inn ^ | 8/29/10 | Elad Benari
    The Alrai daily newspaper in Kuwait reported on Saturday that Israel is planning to attack Hizbullah weapons storage and production facilities in Syria. According to unnamed Western sources who were quoted in the report, the IDF has strengthened its troop presence in the Golan Heights and Galilee panhandle. European sources told the paper that Israel had sent unmanned aerial vehicles over Syria and Lebanon, which they see as a sign that a military operation in the area is in the works. In September of 2007, Israel attacked and destroyed a nuclear reactor in Syria. The site of the bombing was...
  • Archeologists Explore Rural Galilee and Find Ancient Synagogue

    07/09/2010 10:31:50 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 12 replies
    ScienceDaily ^ | July 7, 2010 | Universitaet Mainz
    Among various important discoveries, the 2010 Kinneret Regional Project discovered an ancient synagogue, in use at around 400 AD. This year's archeological focus is the first systematic excavation on Horvat Kur, a village inhabited from the Early Roman through the Early Medieval periods located on a gentle hill two kilometers west of the Lake of Galilee. Thirty volunteers -- mostly students of theology, religious studies, and archeology -- and staff from the Netherlands, Finland, Switzerland, Romania, Belgium, Spain, Israel, and Germany explore the material remains of the village life in Galilee, a region that features very prominently in Early Christian...
  • Archaeologists find early depiction of a menorah

    09/11/2009 5:04:55 PM PDT · by madison10 · 13 replies · 929+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | Sept. 11, 2009 | Amy Teibel
    JERUSALEM – Israeli archaeologists have uncovered one of the earliest depictions of a menorah, the seven-branched candelabra that has come to symbolize Judaism, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Friday. The menorah was engraved in stone around 2,000 years ago and found in a synagogue recently discovered by the Sea of Galilee. Pottery, coins and tools found at the site indicate the synagogue dates to the period of the second Jewish temple in Jerusalem, where the actual menorah was kept, said archaeologist Dina Avshalom-Gorni of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
  • Wingless's "reward" for anyone "proving" there was ever an 'Arab Palestine country' on earth!

    05/10/2009 11:50:10 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 8 replies · 669+ views
    http://wingless.aoriginality.com If you can prove a country called Palestine existed on Planet Earth in the few billion years before 1948 then wingless.aoriginality.com has $$$$ reward for you! COME ON DOWN! They had no takers yet because you will never find information on something non-existent. (if it was a country, what was its capital, its flag, its government, who recognized it, what was its history, its currency, when did it declare independence etc...)
  • U.S.-based Imam Urges Muslims to Join the Gaza Battlefield

    01/13/2009 2:56:16 PM PST · by Cindy · 83 replies · 2,437+ views
    INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News ^ | January 12, 2009 | IPT News
    SNIPPET: "A North Texas imam is calling on Muslims to take up arms in defense of Palestinians in Gaza. Sheikh Mohamed El-Moctar El-Shinqiti, director of the Islamic Center of South Plains in Lubbock, Texas, participated in an online chat, "Fatwas on Gaza," at the web site IslamOnline.net. El-Shinqiti encouraged readers to fight - or if they can't, to send money to those who are fighting - in response to six out of the eight questions posed to him in the online chat. When asked what can be done to help the people in Gaza, El-Shinqiti emphasized war over sending food...
  • THE BRIEF LIFE AND EXQUISITE MARTYRDOM OF A HAMAS MORTAR CREW

    01/07/2009 2:53:22 PM PST · by Cindy · 113 replies · 3,159+ views
    INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | January 07, 2009 | n/a
    "THE BRIEF LIFE AND EXQUISITE MARTYRDOM OF A HAMAS MORTAR CREW" Snippet: "Via Hamas' al-Aqsa TV station, said to be filmed in Jabaliya on 06 January 2008. At about 1'15" the crew is hit by an apparent Israeli counter-strike."
  • Rockets land east of Ashdod

    12/28/2008 12:55:48 AM PST · by Cindy · 47 replies · 1,687+ views
    YNET NEWS.com ^ | Published: 12.28.08, 09:46 / Israel News | Shmulik Hadad
    SNIPPET: "Rocket range extended: Palestinian gunmen respond to IDF operation in Gaza by firing three rockets beyond Ashkelon area, some 40 km away from Strip. Building in moshav near Ashdod; air raid siren sounds in Yavne area" ARTICLE SNIPPET: "After a day which saw dozens of Qassam rockets fired at Israel, Palestinian gunmen resumed the fire on Sunday morning. Three rockets, believed to be Grad missiles, were fired from the Gaza Strip and landed east of the city of Ashdod. One of the rockets caused damage to the windows of a house in a moshav near Ashdod. Explosions were also...
  • Prehistoric Cave Uncovered In Western Galilee

    05/22/2008 1:57:45 PM PDT · by blam · 15 replies · 156+ views
    MFA ^ | 5-22-2008
    Prehistoric cave uncovered in Western Galilee 22 May 2008 A stalactite cave containing prehistoric remains was exposed in the Western Galilee. Among the artifacts found are flint implements and the bones of animals that have long since become extinct from ‎the country’s landscape The stalactite cave uncovered in Western Galilee (Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority) (Communicated by the Israel Antiquities Authority Spokesman) While carrying out development work connected with the construction of a sewage line in a forest of the Jewish National Fund, a large stalactite cave was accidentally breached inside of which an abundance of prehistoric artifacts were discovered. Immediately...
  • Galilee Arabs in Anti-Israel Riot Over Independence Day Picnic

    05/08/2008 2:08:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 150+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 05/08/08 | Nissan Ratzlav-Katz
    (IsraelNN.com) Having just completed an anti-Israel rally near the town of Tzipori, in the Lower Galilee, hundreds of Arabs clashed violently with a group of Jews celebrating Independence Day. In the ensuing riot, five police officers were injured The Arabs demanded that the Jews lower their flag, which led to a heated exchange. and six rioters were arrested. Two Arab Members of Knesset who took part in the rally and ensuing violence were lightly injured, as well. Both police and Arab MK Mohammad Barakeh (Hadash) confirmed that the violence started when members of a youth movement dedicated to reviving Zionism...
  • Ancient Synagogue Discovered in Galilee

    11/21/2007 5:42:17 PM PST · by Esther Ruth · 18 replies · 114+ views
    Arutz sheva ^ | 02:30 AM 12 Kislev 5768, November 22, '07
    02:30 AM 12 Kislev 5768, November 22, '07 Ancient Synagogue Discovered in Galilee (IsraelNN.com) Hebrew University archeologists have discovered the remnants of an ancient synagogue in the lower Galilee. The synagogue was found in the Arbel National Park, among other remnants of an ancient Jewish town from the Byzantine and Roman periods. Within the synagogue archeologists revealed a colorful tile floor depicting several craftsmen constructing a large edifice. Archeologists said the scene is not familiar from other ruins from the same time period. The scene appears to depict either the building of the Temple, of Noah’s Ark, or of the...
  • At Galilee Site, Solving A Mystery From The Time Of Solomon

    08/28/2007 11:45:16 AM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 1,692+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 8-28-2007 | Jack Khoury
    Last update - 09:58 28/08/2007 At Galilee site, solving a mystery from the time of Solomon By Jack Khoury A wooden sign stands at the entrance to the dirt road leading to the Segev Forest in the Western Galilee, inscribed with the symbol of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). Beneath it in fading green letters is the name "Rosh Zayit Ruin." Without perusing the entrance to the dirt road carefully, you might not see the weed-covered sign, and not realize that this is the entrance to a very special archaeological site. Only an all-terrain vehicle can reach the place because...
  • Western Galilee: 3 women killed in rocket attack (120 rockets in 90 minutes!!)

    08/05/2006 9:59:53 AM PDT · by Esther Ruth · 9 replies · 469+ views
    YNet ^ | Latest Update: 08.05.06, 17:05 | Hagai Einav
    Western Galilee: 3 women killed in rocket attack Heavy rocket barrage hits north Saturday afternoon: Some 120 rockets land in Ma'alot, Tiberias, Nahariya, Shlomi and Kiryat Shmona within 90 minutes. Mother, her two daughters killed in village of Arab al-Aramshe, near Shlomi, after house suffers direct hit. Two people lightly injured in Kiryat Shmona Hagai Einav Rockets claim heavy price: Three residents of the village of Arab al-Aramshe, a 60-year-old mother and her two daughters, 31 and 33 years old, were killed Saturday afternoon after being directly hit by a rocket. The village is located very close to the Lebanon...
  • Rocket hits western Galilee kindergarten [No one inside]

    08/01/2006 2:05:53 PM PDT · by Alouette · 13 replies · 401+ views
    YNet ^ | Aug. 1, 2006 | Hagai Einav
    Hizbullah fires four rockets, mortar shells towards Galilee communities; fire fighting crews work to extinguish fire sparked when mortars hit. Sirens heard in Nahariya, Maalot, Kfar Vradim Hizbullah operatives fired four Katyusha rockets which hit three Israeli communities in the western Galilee Tuesday night. One of the rockets struck an empty kindergarten and caused damages, and the other three landed in open areas. No casualties were reported. At least three mortar shells were fired by Hizbullah Tuesday night and hit the area of Shlomi. Simultaneously, security forces searched open areas around Shlomi and two nearby communities, where some 10 mortars...
  • Army cracks down on low-riding soldiers ( Cute Israeli soldierettes )

    05/14/2006 11:44:46 PM PDT · by george76 · 100 replies · 23,494+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | May 14, 2006 | Mitch Potter
    IDF makes an example of female troops who say one size does not fit all. In a rare moment of navel-gazing, the Israeli army has declared war on the sexy soldier, ordering its female conscripts to close the gap between pants and shirts for the sake of military decorum. The crackdown is intended to restore discipline to a generation of young Israeli recruits whose approach to uniforms has become, well, less than uniform, with many soldiers altering their army-issue fatigues into low-rider fashion statements. Army officials say the issue came to a head at bases in Galilee and Golan Heights,...
  • The community of Arab Christians is dwindling in the Holy Land

    04/16/2006 7:47:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies · 1,177+ views
    Post Gazette ^ | April 16, 2006
    Jerusalem. Bethlehem. Nazareth. The Galilee. These are the places where Christianity began. They're where the story of Jesus took place. But for the Arab Christians who live there now, the story is coming to an end. Once as much as 8 percent of the population of what is now Israel and the Palestinian-administered territories, Arab Christians now make up 2 percent or less of the population, and the number is growing steadily smaller. What's happened is a familiar tale. Tens of thousands of Palestinian Christians -- along with many more thousands of Muslims -- left their homes in 1948 when...
  • Jesus Walked on Ice, Not Water, Study Says (BS alert)

    04/04/2006 9:50:23 AM PDT · by charming_harmonica · 217 replies · 4,515+ views
    Physorg.coim ^ | April 4, 2006 | Libby Fairhurst
    The New Testament story describes Jesus walking on water in the Sea of Galilee but according to a study led by Florida State University Professor of Oceanography Doron Nof, it's more likely that he walked on an isolated patch of floating ice. The study points to a rare combination of optimal water and atmospheric conditions for development of a unique, localized freezing phenomenon that Nof and his co-authors call "springs ice." In what is now northern Israel, such ice could have formed on the cold freshwater surface of the Sea of Galilee -- known as Lake Kinneret by modern-day Israelis...
  • Clean-up begins in northern Israel, day after (freak)tornado hits (injuring 70)

    04/05/2006 7:47:28 AM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies · 891+ views
    Haaretz ^ | April 5, 2006
    A clean-up operation began Wednesday across northern Israel, after a day of storms, including a tornado, wrought large-scale destruction in the area and left 70 people injured. Israel Radio reported that Agriculture Ministry officials and insurance agents visited the western Galilee on Wednesday afternoon to inspect the damage caused by the storms. Large numbers of greenhouses in the area sustained damage in the storms, the radio said, in particular avocado, lychee and summer fruit crops. The village of Julis in the Galilee suffered hundreds of thousands of shekels of damage in Tuesday's strong winds. Homes in the village had broken...
  • Tornado eyewitnesses: We've only seen such things on TV (Galilee)

    04/04/2006 4:07:52 PM PDT · by Esther Ruth · 3 replies · 253+ views
    www.haaretzdaily.com ^ | 00:20 05/04/2006 | Tamara Traubman, Jack Khoury, Revital Levy-Stein
    Last update - 00:20 05/04/2006 Tornado eyewitnesses: We've only seen such things on TV By Tamara Traubman, Jack Khoury, Revital Levy-Stein, Haaretz Correspondents, and Haaretz Service A tornado and other stormy weather wreaked havoc across Israel on Tuesday and weather-related accidents caused injuries to at least 70 people. The tornado and accompanying heavy storms raged across the Western Galilee, and hailstones the size of ping pong balls were reported. A total of 70 people, including 20 children, were admitted to the Nahariya hospital in the wake of the violent weather. Most of the patients suffered light injuries from flying objects...
  • Ancient city found at 'Kana of the Galilee'

    03/13/2006 3:01:00 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 37 replies · 1,385+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 3-13-06 | ETGAR LEFKOVITS
    In a rare find, remnants of an ancient Israelite city that dates back three thousand years have been uncovered during excavations in the Israeli Arab village of Kfar Kana in the Lower Galilee, Israel's Antiquities Authority announced Monday. The area, located north of Nazareth, is revered by Christians as the site where Jesus is said to have performed his first miracle. The settlement being unearthed existed at the time of the United Kingdom of King Solomon and the Kingdom of Israel following the split between Israel and Judah, in the 10-9th centuries BCE. A section of the ancient city wall...
  • Supreme Court Strikes Blow at Settlement of Negev, Galilee

    02/27/2006 8:59:07 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 10 replies · 374+ views
    www.arutzsheva.net ^ | 17:28 Feb 27, '06 / 29 Shevat 5766 | Ezra HaLevi
    Supreme Court Strikes Blow at Settlement of Negev, Galilee 17:28 Feb 27, '06 / 29 Shevat 5766 By Ezra HaLevi Israel’s Supreme Court struck a blow to government plans to develop the Negev and Galilee, ruling on Monday that the state may not define Jewish towns as “priority areas” any more than Arab ones. The court heard a petition brought by the Adalah Arab-rights advocacy group. Adala claimed a double standard in a state plan to finance educational institutions in areas given the status of “national priority” by the government – most of which were Jewish towns. According to the...
  • CANA SUNDAY - Entrance into Great Lent

    02/26/2006 5:47:55 AM PST · by NYer · 3 replies · 299+ views
    Prayer of the Faithful according to the Maronite Liturgical Calendar | February 26, 2006
    Great Lent is a time for change, for transformation. The Maronite Catholic Church begins Great Lent with Cana Sunday, a commemoration of the transformation of water into wine at the wedding feast of Cana at Galilee. This change prepares us for the evening when we change wine into his blood and bread into his body. Cana is situated 750 feet above sea level. It is known as Cana of Galilee in order to distinguish it from Cana in Cocio, Syria. Saint Jerome said that he was able to see Cana from Nazareth. Cana of Galilee was the town of Nathaniel...
  • An Arabe-Israeli appointed new Bishop of Galilee

    02/09/2006 1:16:27 PM PST · by NYer · 11 replies · 502+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | February 9, 2006
    Beirut, Feb. 09, 2006 (CNA) - The Vatican and the Synod of the Greek Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch, who met Wednesday in Beirut, appointed Father Elias Shakur archbishop of the Galilee. The appointment makes Shakur, the dynamic head of an educational empire with 4,000 students in the Galilee town of Ibillin, the most senior cleric of the Greek Catholic Church in the Holy Land, with a flock of about 55,000, the single largest Christian community in Israel. "I plan to work for reconciliation and dialogue among the three religions of the Holy Land," Chacour told The Jerusalem Post. "I hope...
  • Police remove monument honoring killer of IDF soldier

    04/29/2005 4:19:05 PM PDT · by Alouette · 4 replies · 368+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | April 28, 2005 | Eli Ashkenazi
    A monument erected to the killer of Israel Defense Forces soldier Oleg Shaichat has been dismantled. The monument to Mohammed Hatib of Kafr Kana in Lower Galilee was put up some 10 days by his family. Hatib was shot and killed in a clash with a Border Police force. Hatib and Ala Musa, 22, of Kafr Manda, opened fire on a Border Police jeep with the M-16 assault rifle of Shaichat, who was murdered by the "Galilee Liberators" terror cell in July 2003. Another member of the Galilee Liberators cell, Mohammed Anbatawi, 21, of Kafr Kana, is currently on trial...
  • Arab Terrorism in the Galilee

    04/19/2004 3:53:11 PM PDT · by yonif · 4 replies · 109+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 18:12 Apr 19, '04 / 28 Nisan 5764
    Two Israeli-Arabs in the Galilee opened fire at four Border Guard policemen who drove by them last night at the Beit Rimon junction (5 kilometers north of Nazareth, 15 kilometers west of Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee). The Border Guardsmen were deployed there because of three recent firebomb attacks in the area, but this terrorist incident ended somewhat differently. The Israelis opened fire and killed one of the terrorists, aged 20, and wounded the second, aged 22, both from Galilee villages. The terrorists' weapons were found next to them, but a court injunction is preventing the publication of the...
  • In Hoc Anno Domini

    12/24/2003 6:44:23 AM PST · by presidio9 · 13 replies · 1,726+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | December 24, 1949 - December 24, 2003 | Vermont Royster
    <p>When Saul of Tarsus set out on his journey to Damascus the whole of the known world lay in bondage. There was one state, and it was Rome. There was one master for it all, and he was Tiberius Caesar.</p>
  • Major (Palestinian) Double (Suicide Bombing) Attack Thwarted

    10/30/2003 3:18:34 PM PST · by anotherview · 6 replies · 232+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30 October 2003
    Defense/Security Major Double-Attack Thwarted 09:36 Oct 30, '03 / 4 Cheshvan 5764 Permitted for publication this morning: IDF forces arrested two terrorists last week, each with an 11-kilogram explosives vest planned for use in an attack in Beit She'an, south of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret). Permitted for publication this morning: A double suicide attack in Beit She'an was thwarted early last week. IDF forces arrested two wanted terrorists, each of them with an 11-kilogram explosives vest in his possession. The two terrorists had been wanted for their roles in several shooting attacks - in one of which a Bezeq...
  • IAF was not active in western Galilee when Hezbollah fired anti-aircraft shells in area

    08/10/2003 12:09:19 PM PDT · by yonif · 191+ views
    IDF Spokesman: IAF was not active in western Galilee when Hezbollah fired anti-aircraft shells in area
  • Czech embassy: 27-year-old Czech woman tourist was murdered in Galilee; body found on July 6

    08/04/2003 10:57:27 AM PDT · by yonif · 3 replies · 217+ views
    Haaretz News Ticker ^ | 8/4/2003 | AP
    20:11 Czech embassy confirms that 27-year-old Czech woman tourist was murdered in Galilee; her body was found on July 6
  • Interior Ministry draws up Negev resettlement plan for uprooted West Bank Israelis

    06/22/2003 11:02:09 AM PDT · by yonif · 1 replies · 245+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jun. 22, 2003 | THE JERUSALEM POST INTERNET STAFF
    Infrastructure Minister Yosef Paritzky (Shinui) instructed two ministerial bodies to prepare a plan to resettle Israelis uprooted from the West Bank in the Negev and the Galilee, Y-Net reported on Sunday. "I believe that the Negev and the Galilee present an attractive destination for those requesting to settle in an excellent environment with a high standard of living and surrounded by much greenery," he said. "As such, I will thank you if you start preparing, as soon as possible, a settlement program, both within current towns and establishing new ones, for absorbing those uprooted from Judea, Samaria and Gaza." The...
  • Galilee Finding Provides 1st Evidence Of 2nd Temple Ritual Persisting After Destruction

    09/18/2002 8:25:10 PM PDT · by blam · 3 replies · 233+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 9-18-2002
    Sep. 18, 2002Galilee finding provides 1st evidence of 2nd Temple ritual persisting after destruction By THE JERUSALEM POST INTERNET STAFF A Roman-era limestone container found near the Galilee city of Zippori, provides the first evidence that a significant Second Temple ritual lasted well beyond the holy site's destruction. The large, decorated vessel was recently found in excavations conducted under the auspices of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Institute of Archaeology, a university statement said. This kind of vessel was used by Jewish priests, mainly in Jerusalem for Temple rituals such as sacrifices, until the destruction of the Second Temple in...
  • Israeli-Arab In North: I Wanted To Kill As Many Jews As Possible [Israeli Arabs embrace terror]

    08/26/2002 1:48:55 PM PDT · by 1bigdictator · 5 replies · 229+ views
    Israel National News [Arutz Sheva] | August 26, 2002
    Israeli-Arab In North: I Wanted To Kill As Many Jews As Possible Following last week's bombshell news of the involvement of five Israeli-Arabs from the Jerusalem area in three murderous terrorist attacks, the police and GSS came out with another shocker (for some) this morning: Seven Arab citizens of Israel from the Galilee - all members of the extended Bakri family of the village Ba'na - have been arrested on charges of cooperating in the suicide attack in Meiron two weeks ago. Nine people were killed in that explosion, including a Druze soldier, an Israeli-Arab, and two Filipino women. The...