Latest Jewish history Stories

2008-09-02 15:00:17

By GREER FAY CASHMAN * REGULAR VIEWERS of Kochav Nolad - A Star Is Born - the Israeli version of American Idol - were fairly certain that the winner would be Israel Bar-On, 19, of Beersheba.

2008-08-29 09:00:37

By Kim Sengupta * An arid country, Israel relies on the waters where Jesus sailed to irrigate its farmland and supply its homes.

2008-08-24 09:00:35

By MATT SEDENSKY By Matt Sedensky The Associated Press BOCA RATON, Fla. Nearly every night, Martin Hornung's nightmare unfolds to the same haunting strains. Of Auschwitz. Of screaming voices. Of scenes he would rather not relive in the light of day.

2008-07-08 09:00:42

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 8 July: A 20-minute film titled 'Great Sedition' featuring the Zionist regime's viewpoints about the massacre of defenceless Palestinian and Lebanese people as well as its terrorist acts with the support of arrogant powers was produced.

2008-06-23 00:00:11

By Laurie Copans MOUNT OF BEATITUDES, Israel -- A dirt path begins across the road from a bus-congested holy site on Israel's Sea of Galilee, winding up a hill covered with wild oat and thistle.

2007-05-20 12:00:00

Looking back at the first weeks after World War II, a French lieutenant named Henri Francois-Poncet despaired at ever fulfilling his mission to establish the fate of French inmates of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

2007-01-24 13:35:00

A boat that plied the coast of the Holy Land 1,300 years ago carrying fish, carobs and olives is helping researchers better understand a little-known period in the region's history.

2006-08-01 11:29:36

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mel Gibson on Tuesday apo

2006-07-28 12:40:14

WARSAW (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday it would decide next year whether to rename the Auschwitz death camp, a U.N. World Heritage site in Poland, to make clear that it was operated by Germans not Poles.

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