Nir Hasson (Haaretz)


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


Palestinian Family Lives in Cave After Home Bulldozed

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Palestinian Family Lives in Cave After Home Bulldozed
Jerusalem municipal bulldozers demolished the home of the Zir family of Silwan last week before the courts ruled on the issue. Left homeless, the family has moved into a cave.Read More


Jerusalem Candidate Vows To Quiet Mosques

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Jerusalem Candidate Vows To Quiet Mosques
Right-wing activist Aryeh King is playing the race card in his campaign for Jerusalem city council, promising to clean the capital’s parks of Arabs and lower the volume on mosques.Read More






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