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  • Russian boy finds 3,000-year-old artifact in earth salvaged from Temple Mount

    September 28, 2015 | 10:20 am

    A rare stone artifact dating to the 10th-century BCE was found in Jerusalem by a 10-year-old volunteer.

    A Russian tourist volunteering for Jerusalem’s Temple Mount Sifting Project unearthed the small, animal-inscribed limestone item that is believed to have been used for sealing...

  • Awards, “green” Knesset, unique teens and more - This week from the Startup Nation!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    March 16, 2015 | 9:48 am

    The Israeli App that brings video to Twitter

    Meet Meerkat, the new Israeli app that has achieved almost overnight success, has taken Twitter by storm, and has earned widespread coverage in the media and on websites around the globe. Meerkat allows Twitter users to stream video of...

  • An Israeli Win at the L.A. Times Book Prizes

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 3, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    Bar-Ilan University professor Oren Harman won a 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize last weekend for “The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness” (W.W. Norton and Co.), his biography of the tormented American evolutionary theorist who tried to...

  • The Machlis Experience: Learning the True Meaning of Hospitality

    By Masa Israel Journey

    March 11, 2011 | 8:34 am

    by Gabriella Davidson, alumna of Masa Israel’s Bar Ilan Israel Experience

    It was a Friday night and I was sitting in a home in Jerusalem surrounded by over two hundred different kinds of people.  There were seminary girls, Asian men, hippies, black hatters, Christians, Israelis,...