Nir Hasson (Haaretz)


Has Real Site of Jesus's Trial Been Uncovered in Jerusalem?

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Has Real Site of Jesus's Trial Been Uncovered in Jerusalem?
Tradition says Jesus was tried by Pontius Pilate at the foot of the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem. Archeologists now believe the drama took place on the site of an Ottoman prison near the Jaffa Gate.Read More


Sad-But-True Farce Behind Israel's Funeral for Paris Kosher Market Terror Victims

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Sad-But-True Farce Behind Israel's Funeral for Paris Kosher Market Terror Victims
Behind the tears and somber speeches, the funeral for 4 French terror attack victims was marked by threats, demands for huge payments and even last-minute switches in the burial site.Read More


1,700-Year-Old Curse Discovered at Jerusalem's City of David

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

1,700-Year-Old Curse Discovered at Jerusalem's City of David
A 1,700-year-old curse was discovered recently in the ruins of a luxurious Roman villa in Jerusalem’s City of David.Read More


Ancient Biblical Civilizations Killed by Climate Change, Study Says

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Ancient Biblical Civilizations Killed by Climate Change, Study Says
Between 1250 and 1100 B.C.E., all the great civilizations of the eastern Mediterranean – pharaonic Egypt, Mycenaean Greece and Crete, Ugarit in Syria and the large Canaanite city-states – were destroyed, ushering in new peoples and kingdoms including the first Kingdom of Israel.Read More


King Solomon's MInes Are From Era — But Not His

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

King Solomon's MInes Are From Era — But Not His
It took 10 date pits and one olive pit to come to the conclusion that the heyday of the copper mines at Timna, near Eilat, was indeed during the reign of King Solomon, in the 10th century B.C.E.Read More



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