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Crusader mass grave in Lebanon sheds light on cruelty of medieval warfare

Archaeologists managed to reconstruct the rest of 25 individuals, all men, and analyzed their wounds.

On This Day: Treaty of Jaffa signed, ending the Third Crusade

Signed by England's King Richard the Lionheart and Ayyubid Sultan Saladin, the treaty left Jerusalem under Islamic control, which guaranteed Jews could remain in the city.

02/09/2021

Siege ramp from Crusader era still protects Ashkelon

While this ramp may have been built originally as part of a war, its remains have served a very different and peaceful purpose: preventing sand from drifting into the city.

'The Convert' - A conversion into the unknown

Though The Convert is far from a happy story, it is refreshing to read a new novel about European Jewish life outside of the context of the Holocaust, and this refugee tale still resonates strongly.

By BEN FISHER
13/09/2020

Third Crusade site where Christian forces defeated Muslim army identified

Framework used to pinpoint site involves historical records, archaeological remains, and environmental studies.

On this day in history: the Lionheart reached the Holy Land, Siege of Acre

On June 8, 1191, King Richard I of England arrived at the port of Acre in modern-day Israel to take part in the Siege of Acre during the Third Crusade.

CHRISTMAS TREE, my Christmas tree: Salma Assaf in her restaurant, Chateau de Roi

The Italian restaurant built over the ruins of a Crusader castle

In the ruins of the fortress, Layousse built a modern-day Italian kitchen equipped with a pizza oven and the latest culinary technology

By DIANA BLETTER
19/12/2019
Sparks fill the air as Paris Fire brigade members spray water to extinguish flames as the Notre Dame

Gaza cleric: Arab leaders shed 'crocodile tears' for Notre-Dame

The cleric excoriated Arab leaders for being sympathetic to the French while ignoring the plights of Muslims.

Horns of Hittin

Battling to protect Crusader battlefield

Protesters demonstrate against plan to decommission Horns of Hattin national park.

Horns of Hittin

Battling to protect Crusader battlefield

Protesters demonstrate against plan to decommission Horns of Hattin national park.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
17/09/2018
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