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The golden eagle in Jerusalem: History repeats itself

King Herod put a golden eagle outside of the Temple of Jerusalem.

By LISA M. HAASBROEK
23/02/2020

A lost temple – new findings might shatter Biblical archaeology paradigm

In his recent research, Zvi Koenigsberg may shed new light on long-held beliefs which are three millennia-old.

By CARMIT SAPIR-WEITZ/ MAARIV
12/11/2019
Thousands of visitors gather at the entrance to Temple Mount in attempt to pressure the police in to

Give baseless love a chance

To this day, the state’s religious establishment continues to exert control over its citizens’ most intimate moments.

By NOGA BRENNER-SAMIA
14/08/2019

Parashat Matot: What’s wrong with new prohibitions?

The person who builds an altar is trying to be different from everyone else. The entire Jewish people brings sacrifices to the Temple, but he builds an altar for sacrifices in his home.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
10/01/2020

Zionism's beginnings: 'Redemptive Paralysis'

The failure of the Bar Kochba revolt was a turning point in the Jewish understanding of redemption.

By AHARON E. WEXLER
11/04/2019

Parashat Tzav: Do not eat life!

One does not need to be a vegetarian to be able to identify with the basic principle that shedding blood is not a decent moral virtue.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
10/01/2020

Parashat Tetzaveh: Deliberateness versus laziness

This week’s Torah portion, Tetzaveh, deals mostly with an interesting and surprising area: clothing design for the Temple priests.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
10/01/2020
‘THE DESTRUCTION of the Temple of Jerusalem,’ Francesco Hayez, 1867

Being able to hear criticism is crucial to the repentance process

Our minds are wired to reject or deflect negative feedback.

Bronze coin from 4th year of Great Revolt found at national park

The discovery was made in sifting project in the City of David.

Poll: 68% of Israeli Jews want Jewish prayer on Temple Mount

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of Jewish Israelis think Israel should maintain its sovereignty over the Temple Mount

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