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  • Jews Attacked in Jerusalem Firebomb Barrage

    04/18/2012 4:48:40 PM PDT · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | April 16th, 2012 | Malkah Fleisher
    On Sunday evening, Jewish homes in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Maale HaZeitim were attacked with a barrage of Molotov cocktails, causing damage to property. Miraculously, no injuries were reported, though some neighborhood children who were nearby the attack reported being traumatized by the event. The attacker managed to throw approximately 10 homemade bombs at apartment buildings belonging to the Jewish neighborhood, before being scared off by a guard who fired his weapon in the air. Maale HaZeitim is situated on the historic Mount of Olives, just south of the ancient Jewish cemetery containing 150,000 graves, including that of former Prime...
  • New find, old tomb, and peeks at early Christians

    12/17/2003 6:13:16 PM PST · by Dubya · 9 replies · 274+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | December 18, 2003 | Ben Lynfield
    JERUSALEM - For centuries it has been known as "Absalom's Tomb." People made pilgrimages to it. Jews, Christians, and Muslims would throw stones at it to punish King David's rebellious son. But now, because of an almost chance discovery, one of Jerusalem's oldest landmarks is reemerging as one of the sites of early Christianity. A recently unveiled inscription, believed to date circa AD 350, identifies the monument as the tomb of Zacharias, the father of John the Baptist. Scholars say it does not necessarily mean Zacharias was buried on the site and some completely discount that possibility. But the find...
  • Viral Video: Israel Facing Iran to Save the World

    04/19/2012 3:54:04 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/4/12 | Gil Ronen
    As their first Iran vs. Israel video passes the 1 million view mark, Jeremy Gimpel and Ari Abramowitz of have released part 2: Iran vs. Israel - No Fear. The video has already garnered more than 250,000 views. video
  • US Supreme Court Dismisses Torture Case Against the Palestinian Authority on Technicality

    04/19/2012 11:36:26 AM PDT · by ilcenter · 2 replies
    Israel Law Center (Shurat HaDin) ^ | April 19, 2012 | Israel Law Center
    Shurat HaDin – Israel Law Center has received notice that the US Supreme Court decided to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of the family of a Palestinian-American murdered at the hands of Palestinian intelligence officers in Jericho in 1995. The Court ruled that the Torture Victim Protection Act, as it is currently drafted, did not allow the family to sue the Palestinian Authority and Palestine Liberation Organization. The Justices held that the use of the term “individual” in the law’s wording denoted that only private individuals, rather than corporations or organizations, could be targeted. “We were sorry to hear...
  • Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem (4/19/12)[Prayer]

    04/19/2012 1:04:44 PM PDT · by left that other site · 10 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 4/19/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Psalm 25 A Psalm of David. 1. To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul. 2. O my God, I trust in You; Let me not be ashamed; Let not my enemies triumph over me. 3. Indeed, let no one who waits on You be ashamed; Let those be ashamed who deal treacherously without cause. 4. Show me Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths. 5. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day. 6. Remember,...
  • Israel's Other Temple: Research Reveals Ancient Struggle over Holy Land Supremacy

    04/18/2012 8:22:37 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 18 replies
    Speigel ^ | Matthias Schulz (AFP)
    The Jews had significant competition in antiquity when it came to worshipping Yahweh. Archeologists have discovered a second great temple not far from Jerusalem that predates its better known cousin. It belonged to the Samaritans, and may have been edited out of the Bible once the rivalry had been decided. Clad in a gray coat, Aharon ben Ab-Chisda ben Yaacob, 85, is sitting in the dim light of his house. He strikes up a throaty chant, a litany in ancient Hebrew. He has a full beard and is wearing a red kippah on his head. The man is a high...
  • Searching for the Better Text: How errors crept into the Bible and what can be done to correct them

    04/23/2010 7:35:06 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 16 replies · 811+ views
    Biblical Archaeology Review ^ | April 2010 | Harvey Minkoff
    In some cases the traditional text is clearly superior, but in others the version in the scrolls is better. Thanks to the scrolls, more and more textual problems in the Hebrew Bible are being resolved. The notes in newer Bible translations list variant readings from the scrolls, and in some cases, the translations incorporate these readings in the text as the preferred reading. No one has ever seriously suggested that the Dead Sea Scrolls contain anything like an eleventh commandment; but the scrolls do help clarify numerous difficult phrases in the Hebrew Bible, and for textual scholars that is more...
  • New Mexico's Mystery Stone

    01/09/2006 6:45:23 PM PST · by Muleteam1 · 135 replies · 6,467+ views
    New Mexico State Land Office website ^ | Unknown | New Mexico State Land Office
    It is a mystery in the desert hills near Los Lunas, New Mexico. It has puzzled experts for more than 50 years. It has been referred to by many different names -- Ten Commandments Rock, Mystery Rock, The Los Lunas Decalogue Stone. It is most commonly known as the Mystery Stone. Mystery Stone is located at the base of Hidden Mountain, on New Mexico state trust land, about 16 miles west of Los Lunas. It is a boulder weighing an estimated 80 to 100 tons and is about eight meters in length. Nine rows of 216 characters were chiseled at...
  • Netanyahu's Holocaust Speech Devoted to Iran Threat

    04/18/2012 2:59:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    inn ^ | 4/18/12
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered a hard hitting speech centering on the Iranian threat, in the central Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony at Yad Vashem Wednesday. Such a direct reference to current events and politics in the Holocaust Memorial is unusual. "On this day, we must realize a supreme obligation, and this obligation is not just to remember the past but also to learn its lessons, and most importantly – to implement these lessons, in order to continue to safeguard our nation's future," said Netanyahu. "This is especially true in our generation, which again faces the call to destroy the Jewish...
  • Iran Arrests 15 'Spies And Terrorists', Says They Are Israel-Linked

    04/18/2012 12:50:24 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 3 replies
    Iran has released more details about what it says was Israel-backed terror plot broken up last week, including the revelation that 15 people, accused of being Iranian and foreign spies, were arrested for planning to assassinate an Iranian expert. -excerpt- Iranian officials said on Tuesday that the "Mossad-linked spies and terrorists" were trying to "identify and assassinate one of our nation's experts and to bomb some of the nation's installations using professionally made technical tools," according to the Jewish Telegraph Agency. excerpt- The announcement comes after a report earlier this month that Iran's Intelligence Ministry had busted a network it...
  • I Am A Child Survivor of the Holocaust - I can no longer suppress my rage

    04/18/2012 5:12:34 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | April 18, 2012 | Malka
    I am a child survivor, and went through the destruction of a defenseless people by an enemy called Nazism. Now, the blood of Israel flows in its streets. A second wave of Nazism breaks over us. And I hear phrases of blame like "cycles of violence," "ending the occupation," as if something we were doing, rather than our very existence were responsible for attacks against us. I hear lies, distortions, self-serving versions of history. Occupation? Years ago when there was no occupation, what did they do? They murdered our athletes at the Olympics; they hijacked planes; they pushed a man...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(4/18/12)[Prayer]

    04/18/2012 4:27:53 AM PDT · by left that other site · 21 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 4/18/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Isaiah 60The Future Glory of Zion 1. Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. 2. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. 3. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising. 4. Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from...
  • Flytilla "activists" scrawl swastika at Israel airport

    04/18/2012 4:12:33 AM PDT · by Milagros · 6 replies
    IsraelToday ^ | April 17, 2012 | R. Jones
    Flytilla activists scrawl swastika at IsrFlytilla activists scrawl swastika at Israel airport Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | Ryan Jones The so-called "peace" activists who attempted to infiltrate Israel via Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday would likely identify with those of Israel's most emphatic critics who insist that despite their disdain for the Jewish state, they are not anti-Semitic. But more often than not, the behavior of these individuals betrays their true disposition. That is what happened on Monday, when it was discovered that at least one of the flytilla activists who was detained at Ben Gurion had scrawled a Nazi...
  • Netanyahu's letter to activists

    04/17/2012 6:42:45 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 16 replies
  • Ashton, Not Obama, in Charge of Iran Talks

    04/17/2012 9:39:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 4/17/12 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    Laura Rozen’s account of the behind-the-scenes action during the Iranian nuclear talks in Istanbul undermines the notion that President Obama is in control of the P5+1 diplomatic process that he fiercely defended during the weekend. As Rozen’s reporting makes clear, it is the European Union’s Catherine Ashton who was clearly in charge of the affair, and as long as that fierce critic of Israel is calling the shots, it’s unlikely the Iranians will surrender their nuclear ambitions. Indeed, by championing Iran’s right to nuclear development, which could be ultimately used for military purposes, Ashton may be steering the negotiations toward...
  • MK Tibi in Canada: Boycott Products from 'Settlements'

    04/17/2012 4:19:30 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/4/12 | Elad Benari
    Arab MK Ahmed Tibi, notorious for making statements against Israel while he serves in its parliament, has called for a boycott of products manufactured in Judea, Samaria, and east Jerusalem. Tibi made the controversial comments during a visit in Ottawa, Canada, on Monday. According to a report in The Montreal Gazette, Tibi also said he was aware that his remarks were a direct violation of the boycott law approved by the Knesset last July, though he seemed unfazed by that fact. “I said that I am willing to test this immoral law trying to prevent me, as a member of...
  • Abbas: Recognize Terrorists as Prisoners of War

    04/17/2012 3:38:18 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/4/12
    The PA will turn to Switzerland to request that PA prisoners in Israel be recognized as prisoners of war, Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday as he celebrated Prisoners’ Day. Switzerland is the depository state of the Geneva Convention. Recognition of PA prisoners as prisoners of war would mean better conditions, ...
  • Mystery Ship to Syria Raises Questions

    04/17/2012 7:43:18 AM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 23 replies
    Jewish Policy Center (and American Thinker) ^ | April 17, 2012 | Shoshana Bryen
    The weekend report of a German-owned, Ukrainian-chartered ship carrying weapons to Syria should raise questions and alarm bells.  Der Spiegel reported that the Atlantic Cruiser, owned by the German company Bockstiegel, had been chartered by the Ukrainian White Whale company to pick up Iranian-origin cargo in Djibouti.  White Whale said the cargo was "mainly pumps and similar things," according to the German shipping agent.  However, the ship was refused entry for refueling at the port of Limassol, Cyprus after the crew told the Cypriots that the cargo was "weapons and munitions."  The Cruiser tried then to sail for Tartus, Syria,...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (4/17/12)[Prayer]

    04/17/2012 5:07:45 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 4/17/12) | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Psalm 55 For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A Maskil of David. 1. Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea; 2. hear me and answer me. My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught 3. at the voice of the enemy, at the stares of the wicked; for they bring down suffering upon me and revile me in their anger. 4. My heart is in anguish within me; the terrors of death assail me. 5. Fear and trembling have beset me; horror has overwhelmed me. 6. I...
  • The Man Who Missed The Boat

    04/16/2012 6:24:43 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 7 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 4/16/2012 | Hanoch Teller
    Alma Hoyt paced back and forth on the sidewalk opposite 222 Central Park West, shifting the bulky parcel under her arm. In this classy upper Manhattan district, the names on the mansions were synonymous with New York City's famous cultural institutions and foundations -- Astor, Guggenheim, Huntington-Hartford, Rockefeller, Vanderbilt --- and the smell of "old money" hovered like a hot-air balloon over the clean, well-kept streets. Gone were the horse-drawn coaches and sputtering motor cars of a quarter of a century earlier, but the sights of Alma's youth passed before her eyes like flickering images in a nickelodeon. Governesses in...