Visionary Zionist Theodor Herzl’s dream of a Jewish state came true in 1948, when Israel won what became known as Milhemet HaAtzmaut, the War of Independence. Since then, Herzl has been honored with 54 Israeli streets named for him, more than any other leader in Israel’s history....
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When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie apologized to Republican donor Sheldon Adelson for using the term “occupied territories” to refer to the West Bank, critics pounced. Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show” ridiculed the apology, insisting that the phrase is “widely accepted” and...
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A mass grave holding the remains of dozens of Arabs killed during Israel’s 1948 War of Independence was unearthed at a Muslim cemetery in Jaffa.
The discovery of the mass grave — six underground rooms with the skeletons of adults and children — was made last week during...
April 25, 2012 | 3:18 am
Matti Friedman of the Times of Israel presents a glimpse into the journal of British clergyman Hugh Jones, who remained in Jerusalem as the fight for control of the city waged around him.
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