Tagged: Unity

Fatah/Hamas unity deadline comes and goes 0

Fatah/Hamas unity deadline comes and goes

On May 14, Hamas and Fatah agreed that they would have a unity government within three months. In July, Hamas announced that the deadline was meaningless. Yesterday, the deadline passed. Meanwhile, Israel is negotiating...

The story of a tablecloth 0

The story of a tablecloth

On Monday, at Sotheby’s, the first part of a highly anticipated auction of Judaica – the Steinhardt Judaica Collection –  was held. While there are exquisite pieces of all types, including a beautiful illustrated...

Did Jews rule Jerusalem in 614 CE? 0

Did Jews rule Jerusalem in 614 CE?

One of the reasons given for today’s Lag B’Omer celebrations is to commemorate the Bar Kochba revolt of 132-136 CE. Most Jews believe that this was the last time of Jewish sovereignty over the land of...