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In find of biblical proportions, proof of Prophet Isaiah believed unearthed

In find of biblical proportions, proof of Prophet Isaiah believed unearthed

Chanced upon meters from the discovery of a seal identified with King Hezekiah, the minuscule clay piece bearing Isaiah’s name is thought to have been made by the prophet himself The hand of the Prophet Isaiah himself may have created an 8th-century BCE seal impression discovered in First Temple remains near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, according […]

3 Los Angeles synagogues close on Shabbat over bomb threats

3 Los Angeles synagogues close on Shabbat over bomb threats

Police use K9 units to check for explosives, find none By JTA Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles, California. (Wikipedia/Cbl62/CC BY-SA) Three Los Angeles synagogue locations were temporarily closed after receiving bomb threats on Shabbat. The threats were reported in the Los Angeles Jewish Journal on Saturday. The affected synagogues were the University Synagogue in […]

50 years later, soldiers remember iconic Six-Day war photo

50 years later, soldiers remember iconic Six-Day war photo

The image of paratroopers Zion Karasenti, Haim Oshri, and Dr. Itizik Yifat has become the defining image of Israel recapturing the Western Wall By Times of Israel staff The iconic Rubinger photo of the three paratroopers at the recaptured Western Wall in June 1967 (Courtesy Rubinger/Knesset Collection) The image of the three paratroopers standing in […]

Dozens hurt as pickup truck plows into New Orleans parade

Dozens hurt as pickup truck plows into New Orleans parade

At least 12 said critically injured; police and mayor say driver was intoxicated, do not suspect terrorism By Times of Israel staff The scene in New Orleans shortly after a pickup truck rammed into a parade crowd, February 25, 2017. (YouTube screen capture) At least 28 people were hurt when a pickup truck driver plowed […]

California Republicans’ alliances shift ahead of fateful primary

California Republicans’ alliances shift ahead of fateful primary

BURLINGAME, generic California (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the […]