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Oldest Hebrew mention of Jerusalem found on scroll dating back to time of the First Temple, 7th century BCE. The document is preserved in the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Dead Sea Scrolls laboratories. Photo: Shai Halevi, courtesy of the Israel Antiqu...

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A surprising discovery by archaeologists has unearthed what is being dubbed as the 12th cave in which Dead Sea Scrolls from the Second Temple period were hidden. The find, representing a milestone in Dead Sea Scroll research, was made by Dr. Oren Gutfeld...

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Thirty years ago, Shaul Goldstein took a walk with his friend David Be’eri among neglected stone heaps in the ancient City of David, just outside the Old City of Jerusalem. Be’eri shared his dream that one day the historic site would be restored, both...

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In the beginning, there was Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. Eight and a half years after Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s bestseller shed light on Israel’s implausibly successful startup ecosystem, Avi Jorisch created Thou Shalt ...

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Bamba, arak, watermelon and Bulgarian cheese, labane and zaatar – this summer’s ice creams are coming in some very surprising flavors! Everyone knows that pedestrian ice cream and gelato flavors are passé in 2018. At a time when “local” and “se...

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Watergen, Utilis, Innoviz and others listed among 61 of the world’s most promising technology pioneers. Israel has second most companies on the list. Eight Israeli startups were among the 61 early-stage companies recognized by the World Economic For...

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The humanitarian aid organization first Israeli NGO to win the United Nation’s ‘Population Award’, for its work providing free heart surgeries to children in need all over the world. For the first time, an Israeli non-profit organization is receivin...

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The regal-looking pomegranate, ruby-red with a crown on top, ripens on Israeli trees just in time to decorate Jewish New Year holiday tables in early autumn. Each fruit has hundreds of edible juicy seeds, called arils, traditionally equated to the 613 com...

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An exciting find was unveiled October 9 by the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Israel Museum: a unique stone inscription dating from the Second Temple Period (first century CE), including the full Hebrew spelling of “Jerusalem” as we know it toda...

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Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, according to Marilyn Monroe, but precious and semi-precious stones were used thousands of years before to make amulets, impression seals and objects in the Temple and to beautify the robes of the High Priest. A sele...

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