In Jerusalem, archeologists found a rare seal with two figures drawn facing each other and an inscription in Hebrew at the bottom. The seal supports biblical accounts of a governor of Jerusalem 2,700 years ago.
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A group of over 1,000 teenagers are participating in excavations to uncover the beautiful remains of a 1,500-year-old monastery from the Byzantine Period – including mosaic floors and marble features. Watch now to learn more about this remarkable discovery.
Thousands of newly discovered documents, dating from the mid-18th century through WWII, give us a better understanding of Eastern European Jewish life during this time, reports The Jerusalem Post. While announcing the discovery, researchers at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research say these documents were thought to have been destroyed during the Holocaust.
For most of her life, she’s been called Ruth. But this Holocaust survivor, whose parents died in Auschwitz, was called Bela for a short time after being orphaned during the war. Keren Blankfeld at the New York Times shares Ruth’s personal story of how she went from being an orphan in occupied Berlin to a thriving Jewish kid growing up in New York, all thanks to one American soldier.
Photographer Noam Chen helps us discover Jerusalem’s most interesting secrets.