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First known depiction of biblical heroines Jael and Deborah uncovered in Israel

The earliest known depiction of biblical heroines Jael and Deborah was discovered at an ancient synagogue in Israel, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced in July. A rendering of one ...

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Missouri representative Bush linked to antisemitic activist

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Rep. Cori Bush, a controversial Democrat from St. Louis, is under fire over antisemitic remarks made by an activist who once organized a fundraiser for her. Neeven Ayesh, who describes herself as ...

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The fascinating story of Arab soldiers serving their Israeli homeland

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An exclusive article in the English edition of the Saudi monthly magazine Al-Majallah is devoted to the topic of Arab Israelis who serve in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). The lengthy and interesting article, ...

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Home of Temple priest from era of Jesus and disciples discovered

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A ritual bath (mikveh) most likely used by a temple priest during the time of Jesus has been discovered in Jerusalem. The bath, dating back to the late Second Temple period near ...

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Israel News Briefs

James Bond composer, American views toward Israel, Biden on nukes, and Ukrainian Aid make up today’s Israel News Briefs. Poll: Younger Americans more negative towards Israel A new Pew report found that 56% of ...

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Biden arrives in Israel after creating controversy over Jerusalem visit

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As President Joe Biden arrived in Israel today, that nation is moving forward with a series of  “confidence-building” measures between the Palestinian Authority, says Defense Minister Benny Gantz Biden’s diplomatic trip will ...

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Ben & Jerry’s sues to keep ice cream out of Israel

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The Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company this week filed a U.S. federal lawsuit against its parent company Unilever, in a bid to torpedo an agreement that would permit ongoing sales in ...

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Israel dissolves Knesset, calls for new elections Nov. 1

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Israel’s legislature, the Knesset, on Thursday voted to immediately dissolve itself triggering new elections on November 1. It will be a record fifth election in three-and-a-half years. A strange coalition, including an ...

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Israel offers help to Jordan after horrific Chlorine gas explosion

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Israeli on Monday offered assistance to Jordan following a chlorine gas explosion that killed 13 and injured at least 251. The death toll is expected to rise. The accident took place leak ...

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Polish man who saved Jews from Nazis dies at 102

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Józef Walaszczyk, a Polish underground resistance fighter who rescued 53 Jews during the Nazi German occupation of Poland, has died aged 102. Walaszczyk died on Monday, according to the Institute of National Remembrance, ...

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Israel could see new elections returning Netanyahu to power

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Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping for a historic comeback after the ruling coalition in Israel disintegrated on Monday. The announcement of the split between ruling parties, and possible new elections, ...

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Christians and Jews dedicate Lion of Judah sculpture in Jerusalem

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Christians and Jews joined together recently to dedicate the Lion of Judah, a bronze lion statue in Jerusalem. The sculpture was created by American Christian artist Max Greiner and given to Israel ...

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Heartland to Holy Land tour of Israel April 29 – May 10, 2023

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The next Metro Voice tour of the Biblical heartland of Israel will be April 29 through May 10, 2023. It is followed by a young adult tour planned for July 1-10, 2023. ...

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World Vision employee convicted of funneling $50 million to Hamas

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An Israeli court has convicted a World Vision employee of funding the terrorist group Hamas in Gaza. Mohammad El Halabi was director of the ministry’s Gaza opertions. He was arrested in 2016 ...

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First transgender bishop in U.S. forced to resign over racist actions

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The first transgender bishop in the United States resigned this week over racist behavior. Megan Rohrer, a bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, was accused of vulgar racism after firing ...

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Moscow’s chief rabbi flees Russia after opposing invasion

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In a startling revelation, Moscow’s chief chief rabbi has fled Russia due to threats over his vocal and public opposition to the brutal invasion of Ukraine. His daughter-in-law, a New York-based journalist, ...

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Israel celebrates Jerusalem Day, marking return of city to Jewish people

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Israel last weekend celebrated Jerusalem Day, commemorating when Israeli troops freed the old city from 2,000 years of occupation by foreign powers. The Bible says the heart and soul of the Jewish ...

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Visit to Israel had profound impact on quarterback Tom Brady

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With Israel open again for tourism 2022 will likely see a lot of athletes, actors and others making a spiritual journey.  Retired quarterback Tom Brady knows firsthand about the Holy Land and ...

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Hot dates: Israeli botanists grow trees using seeds from biblical times

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The desert is blooming as Israeli farmers are growing trees from seeds that date back to biblical times. “We’re talking about the resurrection of 2,000-year-old-plus ancient date seeds that come from the ...

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After attacking Jews, Christians on Easter, Palestinians fight police

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Israeli police continue to deal with Palestinians on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount after Muslims attacked worshippers on Passover and Easter Sunday. The violence comes after Islamic Imams preached in advance of Ramadan, that ...

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Vladimer Putin demands control of this Jerusalem church

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Vladimir Putin is attempting to take control of a church in the Old City of Jerusalem. The Russian leader, who in February invaded Europe’s largest democracy, sent a strongly worded letter to ...

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More Holocaust survivors flee Ukraine to Israel

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Holocaust survivors are among the thousands of Ukrainian Jews seeking refuge in Israel. They are now part of a mass Ukrainian refugee crisis that has seen almost 5 million flee their homes, ...

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Pastors enjoy Holy Land visit after Israel lifts travel restrictions

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A visit to the Holy Land helps the Bible come alive for pastors and serves as a transformative moment. Not just for them, but for their congregations benefitting when they return. After ...

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Despite Democrat opposition, most Americans support Israel over Palestinians

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More than half of Americans support Israel over the Palestinians, a new Gallup poll finds. About one-quarter said their sympathies are with Palestinians, and the rest said both, neither or that they ...

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Purim skits and satire have brought merriment to an ancient Jewish holiday in America

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Purim, the springtime Jewish holiday packed with much merriment and humor, recalls the biblical story of Queen Esther. In this tale, the queen stayed true to her Jewish roots and used her status ...

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