Nir Hasson

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Decapitated 2,000-year-old skeletons unearthed at downtown Jerusalem dig

By | 2018-10-14T12:58:53+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Sci/Tech|

Most of the 125 skeletons belonged to women and children from the Jewish Pharisee sect, who were likely massacred by king Alexander Yannai of the rival Sadducees, archaeologists say

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Hasidic Jews attack Palestinian teens in Jerusalem; police arrest Arab who called for help

By | 2018-10-11T08:23:19+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Israel|

Alleged assailants belong to the Hasidic sect of convicted sex offender Rabbi Eliezer Berland ■ Palestinian youth counselor who came to their assistance was arrested

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Earliest-ever inscription bearing Jerusalem’s full name unearthed in roadwork

By | 2018-10-09T15:31:40+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Entertainment|

Dating to the 1st century B.C.E., the inscription was found on a repurposed piece of a stone column in a Roman building, near the city's entrance

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In first since 2015 ‘knife intifada,’ police blocks road in East Jerusalem neighborhood

By | 2018-10-09T08:00:36+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Israel|

Residents say action was taken because some Palestinian children had been throwing stones at the Border Police outpost near the neighborhood ■ Police claim perpetrators were 'masked men,' add blocks were removed shortly after

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UNRWA says Israeli inspectors tried to raid its East Jerusalem clinic

By | 2018-10-08T22:22:45+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Middle East|

Palestinian sources call the inspection a very unusual step because the clinic doesn't work under an Israeli Health Ministry permit ■ Incident comes after Jerusalem mayor announces Israel will take over UNRWA's services

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