An Ancient Refuse Pit Shows What Was on the Menu in 10th-Century Jerusalem

Nov. 20 2017

Underneath an ancient road in the area of Jerusalem known as the City of David, archaeologists have discovered an enormous collection of fossilized food waste that dates to the 10th century CE—shortly after the Muslim conquest of the city. Amanda Borschel-Dan reports:

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More about: Archaeology, Food, History & Ideas, Land of Israel

 

It’s Past Time for Europe to Take Action against Hizballah

Oct. 26 2021

Clinging to an artificial distinction rejected by the U.S., the UK, and several of its own member states, the European Union considers Hizballah’s “military wing” a terrorist group, but not its “political wing.” Not only is the Iran-backed organization responsible for countless acts of terror, it also has slaughtered civilians in Syria, helped to bring about Lebanon’s current political and financial meltdown, and has tens of thousands of missiles aimed at Israel. Hans-Jakob Schindler argues that Brussels should be taking a different approach:

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More about: European Union, Hizballah, Terrorism