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Is Archaeology in conflict with Bible?

The archaeologist Dr. Gabi Barkay came to Israel at age 6 with his mother and father, on board the ship Kommemiyut, one of the ships that smuggled Jewish immigrants into Mandate Palestine. This was the vessel’s last voyage bringing Jewish immigrants to Israel before it was sold to iron traders.…

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Ancient Hebrews Daily Life in Babylon

“Over 100 tablets that date back to the times of Nebuchadnezzar’s rule in Babylon, now modern-day Iraq, have been placed on display in Jerusalem as a further testament to the reliability of the Scriptures. The palm-sized tablets, which provide a glimpse into the lives of the Jews during the time…

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Are Kings David and Solomon mytichal figures?

Many scholars don’t believe that kings David and Solomon really existed. They dismiss them as mythological figures. At that time, three thousand years ago, there isn’t a state or any organized istitution. But David is a fundamental piece of the Christian faith, because Gabriel appeared “to a virgin espoused to…

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This week’s news (June 15-20, 2015)

In his much-awaited encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis said that global warming could cause “unprecedented” environmental destruction. Here are five things to know about the document. (read more here) Israel’s antiquities authority says archaeologists have discovered a rare 3,000-year-old inscription of a name mentioned in the Bible. The name “Eshbaal Ben…

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