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  • 3rd-century mosaic found near Tel Aviv to be unveiled

    November 17, 2015 | 1:16 pm

    A 1,700-year-old mosaic unearthed in the summer of 2014 — adjacent to the site where a world-famous mosaic was unearthed in Israel — is going on display for the first time.

    While excavating during construction of a permanent home and visitors center for the Lod Mosaic, which was...

  • Israeli group aims to help Arabs — and contain them

    December 11, 2014 | 9:04 am

    He says he’s a leader of a “Zionist settlement” movement, but Raz Sofer’s home is no West Bank outpost.

    Sofer, 25, is the manager of a 100-member student village in this mixed Jewish-Arab city in central Israel. The village, comprised of several apartment complexes, offers...

  • Some 1,500 Israeli Arabs take part in Land Day protest in Lod

    March 29, 2011 | 4:10 pm

    Some 1,500 Israeli Arabs protested in Lod on Tuesday against government policies which affect Israel’s Arab sector, launching the events of Land Day, to be marked on Wednesday.

    The protesters were demonstrating against the government demolition of the houses of the Abu Eid family, which left some 50 family members, 30 of them children, without a home.

    The protesters raised Palestinian flags, carried signs reading “Enough with the Ethnic Cleansing” and burned pictures of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.