Archaeologists set out to stop looters from stealing prized religious relics. In a new exhibit entitled ‘Finds Gone Astray,’ The Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem is showcasing items captured from antiquities looters in the West Bank — telling the story of the artifacts all the way until their recapturing.
A beacon of religious freedom in the Mideast, Israel helps thousands of Palestinians travel to Mecca, Islam’s holiest city. For Palestinian Muslims, the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia is a crucial part of their faith. As a robust democracy that ensures the right to religious freedom for all, Israel helps these pilgrims by preparing the… Read more »
Imagine if we told you that there is a certain area of land in the world where its fertility is dependent upon the people that dwell in that land. Would seem pretty preposterous right? Agriculture doesn’t work like that. Either a land is fertile or it isn’t – it doesn’t depend on which group of… Read more »
Three centenarians were asked what their most valuable life lessons were, and also their regrets. The conversations that followed were remarkable. They talked about the importance of family, people, relationships and love. Their view on life, as an elderly citizen with a lot of experience is truly an inspiration and motivation.
Why is Hebron so often in the news? Hebron is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world yet it dominates the news cycle even today. Its chief attraction is the ancient burial complex of the Biblical Matriarchs & Patriarchs — including the founder of ethical monotheism the Forefather Abraham. At the same… Read more »