Assyriology
Assyriology (from Greek Ἀσσυρίᾱ, Assyriā; and -λογία, -logia) is the archaeological, historical, and linguistic study of ancient Mesopotamia (essentially ancient Iraq and some areas of northeastern Sy...
The White House - "On December 6th, 2017, at my direction,...
"On December 6th, 2017, at my direction, the United States finally and officially recognized Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel. Today we follow through on this recognition and open our embassy.....
Ancient lost city of King David is uncovered near Jerusalem and expert says it proves the Bible is accurate
A LOST city that appeared in the Bible has been found near Jerusalem, experts say. Historians believe they have uncovered a building belonging to the ancient settlement, which is linked to King Dav…
J Street: The Political Home for Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Americans
Questions and answers about a complex topic.
Benjamin Netanyahu: About time US recognized Jerusalem as capital
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and whether other countries will do the same.
'We will remember this’: US slams UN Jerusalem vote
The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, speaks at an emergency session of the general assembly ahead of a vote criticising Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Haley war...
Future of Jerusalem: UN rejects Trump's decision on Jerusalem
The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution against the US' decision to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem. 128 countries voted in favor of declaring the move to have no legal effect over on th...
Turkey will open embassy in east Jerusalem: Erdoğan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday said his nation plans to open an embassy in east Jerusalem, a move that follows the United States’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of I...
When President Donald J. Trump announced... - Daniel Scavino Jr.
When President Donald J. Trump announced that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he fulfilled another campaign promise, in addition to those that go back 25 years.....
President Donald J. Trump's full remarks officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital
WATCH: President Donald J. Trump's full remarks officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital as he ordered the State Department to begin moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
President Trump Visits The Western Wall In Jerusalem
President Trump Visits the Western Wall video President Trump Visit the Western Wall with Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump 5/22/2017 President Trump ...
Trump visits the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem
President Trump and his family visited the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem on May 22.
Jerusalem lorry attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed
Authorities say three women and one man, all in their twenties, were killed by a Palestinian attacker.
Giant flowers by Warde
A set of giant urban flowers installed in an open market square in the centre of Jerusalem, that bloom and react to the pedestrians and…
Syria conflict: Homs and Damascus blasts kill more than 100
Bomb blasts in the Syrian cities of Homs and Damascus have killed more than 100 people, monitors and state media say.
Historic Deal Allows Men And Women To Pray Together At Western Wall
A battle lasting more than a quarter of a century over the Western Wall, the religious site revered by Jews all over the world, has resulted in a historic deal to create a space where men and women ar...
Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest known systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus. The name cuneiform itself simply ...
Cuneiform - Wikipedia
Paleo-Hebrew alphabet
The Paleo-Hebrew alphabet (Hebrew: הכתב העברי הקדום‎), also Palaeo-Hebrew alphabet, is an abjad variant of the Phoenician alphabet. It dates to around the 10th century BCE. It was used as the ma...
Paleo-Hebrew alphabet - Wikipedia
Siege of Jerusalem (637)
The Siege of Jerusalem was part of a military conflict which took place in the year 637 between the Byzantine Empire and the Rashidun Caliphate. It began when the Rashidun army, under the command of ...
Siege of Jerusalem (637) - Wikipedia
Dingir
Dingir (usually transliterated diĝir, pronounced /diŋir/) is a cuneiform sign, most commonly the determinative for "deity" although it has related meanings as well. As a determinative, it is not prono...
Dingir - Wikipedia
Rubutu
Rubutu was a city, or city-state located in ancient northern Israel, between the city of Gazru-(modern Gezer), and Jerusalem during the time of the Amarna letters correspondence, a 15-20 year period a...
Rubutu - Wikipedia
Assyria
Assyria was a major Mesopotamian East Semitic kingdom, and empire, of the Ancient Near East, existing as an independent state for a period of approximately nineteen centuries from c. 2500 BC to 605 BC...
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Gates in Jerusalem's Old City Walls
The Old City (Hebrew: העיר העתיקה‎, Ha'Ir Ha'Atiqah, Arabic: البلدة القديمة‎, al-Balda al-Qadimah, Armenian: Երուսաղեմի հին քաղաք, Yerusaghemi hin k'aghak' ) is a 0.9 square kilome...
Gates in Jerusalem's Old City Walls - Wikipedia
Reanap
Reanap, also Reanapa, was an Egyptian commissioner, of the 1350-1335 BC Amarna letters, written from a 15-20 year time period. Of the 382 EA Amarna letters correspondence, Reanapa is referenced in 3 l...
1947-1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine
The 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine was the first phase of the 1948 Palestine war. It broke out after the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution on 29 November 1947 reco...
1947-1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine - Wikipedia
Enûma Eliš
The Enûma Eliš (Akkadian Cuneiform: 𒂊𒉡𒈠𒂊𒇺, also spelled "Enuma Elish"), is the Babylonian creation mythos (named after its opening words). It was recovered by Austen Henry Layard in 1849 (in frag...