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Biggest World War II bomb found in Poland explodes while being defused

It weighed nearly 5,400 kg, including 2,400 kg of explosive.

By REUTERS
13/10/2020
National Library of Israel to digitize 180 years of Australian Jewish news

Collaborative initiative between the National Library of Australia (NLA), the National Library of Israel (NLI) and the Australian Jewish Historical Society (AJHS).

GRACIA NASI RIVIVE TRA LE PAGINE DI DAGO
Italian comic Dago meets famous female Jewish Renaissance figure

Created in 1980 by Robin Wood, Dago has been one of the pillars of the weekly Lanciostory since 1983 and one of the best-known comic characters in Italy.

The vivid legend of Rabbi Ben Levi

A foreword to the book connects the Ben Levi legend to the perception of miracles in Jewish folk lore, and invites readers to marvel at the gorgeous art his story has inspired.

An emancipated Jewess during the Napoleonic era

An 18th-century tale engages the 21st-century reader’s imagination

By MARTIN LOCKSHIN
01/10/2020
Abd Elghani Ibrahim of the Israel Antiquities Authority, at the site of the excavated mikveh near Ki
Ancient ritual bath makes journey to new kibbutz home

Kibbutz campaign triumphs in attempt to house ancient mikveh

How did Jews get by under Byzantine rule?

A look at surprising Jewish pastimes in past times

T.E. Lawrence on his Brough Superior in 1925 or 1926
‘Lawrence of Arabia’s’ Saudi house where he launched war restored

"It seems that Saudi Arabia is maturing and is willing to recognize one of the arch opponents of the Saudi dynasty."

Postcard from world’s largest collection of Holy Land postcards at Hebrew University
Hebrew U receives world's largest collection of Holy Land postcards

David Pearlman did extensive research on them and provided HU researchers with valuable annotations and a complete catalog of his 130,000 postcard collection. "It has truly been a labor of love."

Trump plans panel to promote 'patriotic education'

Trump said the commission would "encourage our educators to teach our children about the miracle of American history."

By REUTERS
18/09/2020
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