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Discovery of oil lamp factory sheds ‘light’ on ancient Israel

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Another major archaeological discovery has been announced in Israel. This week, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced one of the largest ancient ceramic oil-lamp workshops in Israel has been discovered in excavations before ...

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The miraculous connection of Hanukkah to Christmas

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I grew up a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn, New York. When December arrived it brought some interesting challenges. Why? My family owned a toy store! I knew little about Christmas, but ...

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Jews turn to many traditions to celebrate Hanukkah

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The Jewish community, both local and around the world, will celebrate Hanukkah from December 22-30. Here’s some interesting facts about the holiday you may not know. It has multiple spellings. Because the ...

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AZ governor stands by Christian Facebook post despite calls to remove

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey refused to give in to pressure from a state secular organization this week, publicly affirming that he has no intention of removing religious messages posted to his gubernatorial ...

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Keeping families safe during the holidays

For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is ...

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President sends warm Hanukkah greetings to Jewish community

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Against a backdrop of high approval ratings among Jews in the Holy Land, President Donald Trump has issued his Hanukkah greetings to the world’s Jewish community. A poll finds that Israeli Jews ...

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Three fun activities for your weekend

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There are several great activities for families this weekend. The weather is great, you’ve got your shopping done, right? And you’re looking for a break now that the snow is melted. Check ...

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Is Hanukkah the Jewish Christmas?

I grew up a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn, New York. When late December arrived it brought some interesting challenges. Why? My family owned a toy store! I knew little about Christmas, ...

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