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2,000-Year-Old Clay Seal Found Near Temple In Jerusalem
2011-12-26 12:36:38

Archaeologists said on Sunday they found a rare clay seal under Jerusalem's Old City that is linked to religious practices 2,000 years ago.

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2011-07-06 07:47:46

Exceptional detective-archaeological work at the first season of archaeological digs at Tel Shikmona, on the southern edge of Israel’s city of Haifa, has uncovered the remains of a house dating back to the period of the Kingdom of Israel.

2011-04-05 15:12:00

Homecare Funding Increases, Changes to Pensions Also Negotiated NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Claims Conference has negotiated with the German government for historic successive increases in funding for homecare for Holocaust victims and for significant changes in its pension programs, announced Chairman Julius Berman. The Claims Conference obtained a multi-year commitment for homecare funding for survivors around the world.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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