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  • Spelunkers discover ancient treasure in Israeli cave

    March 9, 2015 | 10:28 am

    A cache of rare 2,300-year-old gold coins and silver and bronze objects were discovered in a cave in northern Israel.

    The treasure trove was discovered by members of the Israeli Caving Club, who visited the large and well-hidden stalactite cave in preparation for a club visit,...

  • Coin of Fire - Parashat Ki Tisa

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    March 1, 2013 | 6:20 am

    “This is what everyone who is entered in the records shall pay: a half-shekel by the sanctuary weight to “atone for your souls.” (Exodus 30:13)

    The Tosafot surmises that

    "Moses was perplexed, thinking to himself, 'What can a person possibly give that will serve as atonement for...

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