Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffered an electoral blow on Sunday, as his ruling AKP appeared headed for defeat in local elections.
The Temple Mount, a place of deep holiness for Jews, Christians and Muslims must be one of the most photographed buildings in the world…ever. Now, a fascinating new exhibit will shortly open at Jerusalem’s David’s Tower Museum, which charts some of the life of the Temple Mount from the earliest days of photography.
A new Jerusalem Bible Lands Museum exhibition on the rescue excavation taking place at Tel Beit Shemesh will highlight the important historical evidence being revealed. The finds uncovered will be on display for the first time and there will also be a session on the need to balance preservation and modernization.
In a surprising move, Pope Francis announced today that the Vatican, after decades of silence, will open its secret archives to allow access to files pertaining to Second World War-era Pope Pius XII. Jewish groups have long accused Pius of remaining silent in the face of his alleged knowledge of the Holocaust.
For nonprofits and even individuals, crowdfunding has become an essential tool in fundraising, especially in Israel. It is a term that has only recently entered the lexicon, but one that has quickly gained importance. In the Jewish State, there has been a significant spike in the number of crowdfunding campaigns and the amounts raised, one Israeli platform reporting a 210% increase from 2017 to 2018.