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14/10/2018 - 14:19
The Byzantine-era synagogue and adjoining spring at Ein Keshatot, known in Arabic as Umm el-Kanatir(the Mother of Arches) – one of the...
13/09/2018 - 13:17
On a hastily built stage before the busy horse market of Strasbourg, scores of people dance to pipes, drums, and horns. The July sun beats...
17/08/2018 - 11:50
It spans over 350 years, beginning when New York was a Dutch colony named New Amsterdam and extends through American independence and the...
07/08/2018 - 13:25
Every once in a while in history, cause and effect smack us in the face. The conditions under which the czars forced Russians to live gave...
04/07/2018 - 13:02
More than anything, Custine was overwhelmed by the artificiality of imperial Russia. “The Russians have everything in name, and nothing in...
19/05/2018 - 15:36
Professor Pipes, who spent his entire academic career at Harvard, took his place in the front rank of Russian historians with the...
21/04/2018 - 18:28
On Thursday, the Polish government and Jewish communities around the world will mark the anniversary of the uprising, which went down in...
01/04/2018 - 16:43
Bruno said the universe has no center, and stars are suns, surrounded by planets and moons. Remarkably, he thus outlined large-scale...
18/03/2018 - 14:02
A reasonable remark at the time, of course, but history has proved the oracle wrong. “Charlie don’t surf!” said Lt Col Kilgore in...
16/03/2018 - 13:57
Even ancient classical texts, students have argued, can be dangerous: at Columbia University in New York, student activists demanded that a...
13/03/2018 - 13:18
Visitors are taught about the connection between astronomy and Judaism, rabbinical figures who studied lunar activity and the various...
11/03/2018 - 14:36
"I feel this is a very important moment, a historic moment," said Tamar Alexander-Frizer, president of the Autoridad Nasionala del Ladino i...

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