Oldest ever artifact unearthed in Jerusalem

By GIL RONEN, ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS— Working near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar has unearthed the earliest alphabetical written text ever uncovered in the city. The inscription is engraved on a large pithos, a neckless ceramic jar found with six others at the Ophel excavation site. According…

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Congress to Qatar: Stop funding Hamas

By JONATHAN SCHANZER, POLITICO— Qatar’s ambassador to Washington, Mohammed Bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi, is about to receive a letter that will put his diplomatic skills to the test. Congressmen Peter Roskam (R-IL) and John Barrow (D-GA) are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter on Capitol Hill this week, collecting signatures to challenge the uber-wealthy Persian Gulf emirate…

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Obama to Israel: Do as we say, not as we do

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST-— Six weeks ago, a remarkable scene played out at the US National Defense University in Washington. In the middle of President Barack Obama’s much-anticipated speech on US counterterrorism policy, a protester from a far-left group interrupted the commander in chief and repeatedly heckled him, calling for the immediate release of terror…

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Video: The truth about Israel

Danny Ayalon, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., has founded the NPO “The Truth About Israel” to promote Israel’s status in the world, and fight the campaign of incitement and de-legitimization organized against it. Each week, Danny examines the critical events that shape public opinion and attitudes towards Israel. Danny’s organization educates and trains Israelis…

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Chaos in the Middle East grows as the U.S. focuses on Israel

By MARK LANDLER and JODI RUDOREN, NY TIMES— In Damascus, the Syrian government’s forces are digging in against rebels in a bloody civil war that is swiftly approaching the grim milestone of 100,000 dead. In Cairo, an angry tide of protesters again threatens an Egyptian president. At the same time, in tranquil Tel Aviv, Secretary…

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Video: 'Terrorists in school' drill

By MAAYNA MISKIN, ARUTZ 7— Security teams in Beit El in the Binyamin region held a drill this week that mimicked a large-scale terrorist infiltration targeting local schools. “The ‘incident’ started with firebombs and rock throwing.  From there it progressed to two terrorists in Bnei Tzvi , there were about eight wounded there. Then we…

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