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2009-12-22 06:25:00

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a home dating back to the time of Jesus in the town of Nazareth where he is said to have spent the better part of his life.

2006-03-04 23:18:34

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands marched in protest through the Israeli Arab town of Nazareth on Saturday after an Israeli man, his Christian wife and their daughter set off firecrackers in one of Christianity's holiest sites.

2006-03-03 15:20:50

By Rami Amichai NAZARETH, Israel (Reuters) - Three Israelis set off firecrackers inside an important Christian shrine in the Arab Israeli town of Nazareth on Friday, sparking panic among worshippers and a mass brawl outside.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.