Latest Jewish history Stories

2010-03-19 11:18:00

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BEASTS OF THE BIBLE is the latest offering from Associated Producers (The Naked Archaeologist and The Exodus Decoded).

2010-03-09 09:55:00

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are going to pick potatoes." That's what the family housekeeper told four-year-old Irene Levin when she was whisked off from her playgroup in the park to flee German-occupied Norway.

2010-01-21 08:30:00

"Jewish Artists for Haiti" Benefit Concert To Raise Thousands Jan. 28th NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jewish organizations throughout New York are responding to the urgent needs of Haiti earthquake victims.

2010-01-06 15:10:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Museum's thoughts and prayers continue to be with Officer Stephen Tyrone Johns' family at this time. Officer Johns died heroically defending the Museum, visitors and staff.

2009-04-16 13:12:10

Canadian archaeologists say they have discovered a well-preserved monumental temple in Turkey that presents new facts about the so-called Dark Ages. Discovered by the University of Toronto's Tayinat Archaeological Project last summer, scientists said the temple is thought to have been constructed during the time of King Solomon in the 10th or 9th centuries B.C. Researchers said the discovery casts doubt upon the traditional view that the transition from the Late Bronze Age to the Early Iron...

2009-03-25 16:48:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) labeled a syndicated cartoon by Pat Oliphant appearing today in newspapers across the country and on the Internet as "hideously anti-Semitic" because of its use of Nazi-like imagery and hateful evocation of the Jewish Star of David. The cartoon portrays a headless, jack-booted figure marching in a goose step with a sword in one hand and pushing a Star of David on a wheel with the other.

2009-01-14 10:36:54

A researcher from the University of Leicester has identified what looks to be the oldest archaeological evidence for chemical warfare--from Roman times.

2008-12-19 11:13:38

Archeologists say a teenage boy found an ancient half shekel coin in dirt from Jerusalem's Temple Mount. The coin, which dates to 66 or 67 B.C., appears to have been minted at the Temple Mount itself, Israel's Haaretz newspaper reported Friday.

2008-10-28 15:25:00

Did the Bible’s King David and his son Solomon control the copper industry in present-day southern Jordan? Though that remains an open question, the possibility is raised once again by research reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.