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Walid Al-Assad, whose 82 year-old father was beheaded by ISIS in late August, says that the Jewish conspiracy is an effort "to erase the Arab origins" of artifacts in the region.
Here, according to tradition, the very pregnant Virgin Mary sat down to rest on her way by donkey from Nazareth to Bethlehem – where she gave birth to Jesus.
ADL responded to the decision by saying that the action was a “a deeply misguided attack on academic freedom and the free exchange of ideas.”
The site is filled with overgrown hillocks hiding the estimated 95 percent of the city that remains unexcavated.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Authorities arrest two men for attempting to steal antiquities from ancient Jerusalem cave.
By MELANIE LIDMAN
Antiquities dealer acquitted of forging inscription on burial box of Jesus’s brother, convicted on other charges.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF AND REUTERS
Gallery: Antiquities were kept in a backyard in the Galilee village of Mazara, found while police looked for illegal arms.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN AND JPOST.COM STAFF
On the festival of Shavuot (Pentecost), the season of the barley harvest, we read the bucolic tale of Ruth the Moabite lady, a poor widow exiled in the land of Judah.
By STEPHEN GABRIEL ROSENBERG
There is little doubt that Palestinian authorities are conducting this assault on the Temple Mount so as to erase any vestige of archeological evidence for Jewish (and Christian) history.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
With Hawass gone, following a Cabinet reshuffle, Egypt’s antiquities
are bound to be in better hands.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Police detain construction workers who damaged relic and concealed finding.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
“The world has focused on the connection between cultural racketeering and terrorist financing with Daesh (Islamic State), but this risk extends far beyond Iraq and Syria."
By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
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