A Year of Archaeological Discoveries Shows the Continuity of Jewish Life in the Land of Israel

Surveying the work of Israeli archaeologists during 2020—conducted despite numerous pandemic-related obstacles—Lawrence Schiffman highlights some of the most important discoveries:

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More about: Archaeology, Jerusalem, Land of Israel

Thoughts on Yitzhak Rabin’s Assassination, a Quarter-Century On

On the Jewish calendar, today is the 25th anniversary of Prime Minister Yitzḥak Rabin’s assassination at the hands of a fellow Jewish Israeli. Rabin, after a long and impressive career in the military and in politics, had not long beforehand signed the Oslo Accords, and was murdered by a zealous opponent of that decision. Reflecting on the occasion, David Horovitz writes:

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More about: Israeli politics, Oslo Accords, Yitzhak Rabin