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Netanyahu Slams ‘Absurd’ UNESCO Vote, Vows to Cut More UN Funding

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday slammed the latest “absurd” resolution passed by the UN’s cultural agency calling Israeli presence in Jerusalem “illegal,” and ordered that funds to the international body be cut again by another $1 million.

Dead Sea Scrolls

Palestinian Authority Demands Israel Give Them Dead Sea Scrolls

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority is preparing to demand that UNESCO force Israel to return the Dead Sea Scrolls, one of the Jewish state’s most important archeological treasures and proof of Jewish existence in the land two millennia ago.

Israeli archaeologist Dr. Ofer Sion stands on Byzantine-era paving stones as he excavates the 1,500-year-old street on February 10, 2010 in the Old City in Jerusalem, Israel. The Israel Antiquities Authority said that the excavations confirm the accuracy of the famous Madaba map, an ancient mosaic map to be found …

Discoveries Tying Jews To Land Of Israel Stronger Than Ever

TEL AVIV – As Jews worldwide mark Tisha Be’Av, the Jewish fast day commemorating the destruction of the Second Temple at the hands of the Roman Empire in 70 CE, Jewish archeologists recount the challenges in unearthing Jewish artefacts that prove the unbreakable bond between the land of Israel and the Jewish people.