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2014-01-22 08:24:50

Opening Night, a rousing new movie in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, allows contemporary adults and teens to relate to the six million individual stories behind the Holocaust

Researchers Discover Tenth Century BCE Inscription Near Temple Mount
2013-07-11 08:39:06

A team of researchers has unearthed the earliest alphabetical written text ever found in the city, near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Found with six others at the Ophel excavation site, the inscription is engraved on a large pithos, or neckless ceramic jar.

2013-06-24 23:15:35

For the first time a story based in reality will be added to the archives of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.