history

Discovery in Crete may be legendary Minotaur labyrinth

A 4,000-year-old circular structure resembling Minoan tomb architecture was unearthed near Kastelli, Crete, suggesting it could be the legendary labyrinth of King Minos.

By EYAL GREEN
22/06/2024

Everything you need to know about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

What is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Where did it start? Who are the key players involved? Here is everything you need to know.

20/06/2024

Oldest deep-sea sunken ship found off Israeli coast sheds light on ancient trade

The ancient shipwreck was carrying hundreds of intact containers from 3,300-3,400 years ago, and revealed advanced navigation skills and significant trade connections.

Hate and historical revisionism: Looking back on Dodik's interview with the 'Post'

It’s one thing for the newspaper to have conducted such an interview, ill-advised though it may have been. It is entirely another to have gone ahead with its publication knowing his views.

By EMIR SULJAGIC , JASMIN MUJANOVIC
19/06/2024

Pulitzer Prize finalist tells story of the Jewish lawyer who tried to keep Emma Goldman out of jail

Michael Willrich's latest book 'American Anarchy: The Epic Struggle between Immigrant Radicals and the US Government at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century' explores themes of anarchy and censorship.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL/JTA
16/06/2024

Coins left under a building 1,650 years ago are evidence of the last Jewish revolt

The dramatic discovery is the first-ever evidence in Lod from the Gallus Revolt, the last Jewish resistance against Roman rule, between 351 and 354 CE.

Fossils of 'sea phantom' flying reptile unearthed in Australia

Haliskia means "sea phantom," and this creature may have been a frightful sight airborne above the waves.

By REUTERS
15/06/2024

Elaine (Chava) Moshe: Keeper of ‘The Jerusalem Post’ history

Behind the Bylines: Elaine (Chava) Moshe is The Jerusalem Post's chief archivist, responsible for keeping the history of the paper.

14/06/2024

Shavuot: A 'gouda' history of cheese names and terms

Let’s open the playing field and take a look at some of the delicacies that have graced cheese platters and delectable dishes over the centuries.

By RUTH BELOFF
12/06/2024

Morrie Markoff, Jewish supercentenarian and oldest man in US, dies at 110

Morrie Markoff was born in New York City on Jan. 11, 1914, one of four children of Max and Rose Markoff, Jewish immigrants from Russia. He survived the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL/JTA
12/06/2024
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