Historian claims Solomon was not King of Israel, but an Egyptian Pharaoh

Was the story of King Solomon's life whitewashed and rewritten by biblical scribes? A historian claims that this is the only logical explanation why there is no trace of his gold left in Israel.

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Israeli archeologists discover 'once-in-a-lifetime find' of ancient pottery under beach

The burial cave in Israel from the Late Bronze Age, the time of Pharaoh Ramses II – possibly from the story of the Exodus from Egypt - contained dozens of intact objects.

‘Hand of God in Exodus and the Crossing of the Red Sea,’

Parashat Va’erah: Contrasting households

On the moral plane, the Torah taught the world how to see. That remains our responsibility, our struggle and our task.

 the Syriac Bible of Paris

Parashat Va’erah: Pharoah’s free will

To be a people with free will means to apply, in the loftiest sense, our uniqueness as humans created in the image of God.

Tomb of Ramses II's treasurer unearthed in Egypt

The tomb of Ptah-M-Wia, the treasurer of Pharaoh Ramesses II, was unearthed at the Saqqara necropolis by Egyptian archaeologists.

Biblical-era Egyptian stele discovered by farmer

The stele is accredited to the reign of the pharaoh Apries and may discuss a military campaign of his. One campaign saw him try to fight the Babylonians as they sought to destroy the First Temple.

A new archaeological discovery is seen in Luxor, Egypt, in this undated handout photo.

Archaeologists unearth 'ancient Egyptian Pompeii' near Luxor

The city was built more than 3,400 years ago during the opulent reign of Amenhotep III, one of Egypt's most powerful pharaohs.

THE FAMOUS Egyptian pyramids are a perfect example of ancient Egypt’s power and spiritual decay

Parashat Va'era: When power meets empathy

People often use power, and when it is employed, it is not easy to overcome it. The Midrash teaches us that when power is met with empathy, consideration and compassion, it collapses and retreats.

Moses, a diplomatic negotiator ahead of his time

Moses’ goal is to take the people out of slavery and bring them to the land of Israel but he never states that.

Parashat Miketz: Days of love and hate – How do we cope?

“Will we find [anyone] like this, a man in whom there is the spirit of God?” (Genesis 41: 38).

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