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Egyptian writers who lived in the third century BCE claimed that the Jews carried diseases and harmed Egypt and that in general they were the bad guys when they came to rewrite the story of the Exodus from Egypt, perhaps without meaning to, they created anti-Semitic arguments that would be based
In this chapter, regarding its various sections, I would like to emphasize the following points: distinction between the musical instruments in the Bible and those of the period under discussion and the various consequences thereof; the extent of the influence of Greekness and Hellenism on musical instruments;
A study by the Antiquities Authority, recently published in the journal Atiqot 111, reveals the earliest evidence of organized fighting and arming in the Land of Israel in particular and the southern Levant in general
Following the drying up of the Mediterranean Sea about five million years ago, valleys developed in its southeast that are about eight kilometers wide and about 1,000 meters deep
The research from the Hebrew University determines for the first time, through archaeological and historical means, the boundaries of the kingdom of King David and his grandson, King Rehoboam and resolves the long-standing debate about the very existence of the kingdoms and
This is what the Polish historian Jan Grabowski writes. The article was published on The Conversation Canada website on February 14, 2023
By Ilon Gilad, published by Am Oved. The section from the first chapter tells how the religion was founded out of nowhere and how the history of two Canaanite kingdoms - Judah and Israel - was written by the writer and king Shaphan
The beginning of the institution of the synagogue is rooted in the gatherings of the people in the temple in the days of Ezra the scribe and the reading of the Torah from his mouth. At first, the gathering was intended for Torah reading, while the liturgical element was added later, such as midrash and Torah study.
Researchers have discovered that the ancient man who lived at the site of the Benat Ya'akov Bridge preferred to use certain types of flint and basalt rocks for chiseling his tools and made an effort to bring them to the site
The study, published this week in the prestigious journal CELL, analyzed DNA from 33 members of the Jewish community who were buried in the 14th century in the city of Erfurt in Germany. Prof. Shai Karmi from the Hebrew University, the leader of the study, found that
The researchers from Bar Ilan, Tel Aviv, Haifa and the National Library will use artificial intelligence to analyze tens of thousands of Hebrew manuscripts from the Middle Ages and shed light on the literary and historical aspects of the European Jewish population and their contribution
The road signs illustrated the power and domain of the Roman Empire
New Israeli-led research proves that humans domesticate ornamental plants and domestic animals mainly out of a cultural need, since evolution and improvement are not only a genetic product, but they are also realized because
An article in the Department of Psychology offers a new theory about the connection between music and survival: "Because of the rewarding values ​​of music, humans continue to learn and pass it on to future generations, not necessarily through specific genetic traits
Prof. Yigal Aral: "In light of the expected dramatic increase in the production of lead and other toxic metals, we warn of a large-scale health risk, especially in countries where there is no regulation and orderly monitoring of environmental pollution and poisoning
A new study in the Department of Psychology at the Hebrew University sheds light on the complexity of the relationship between twins, and also examines how parenting affects these relationships. This is the most comprehensive study done on the relationship between twins
The exodus from Egypt is the story around which Passover is celebrated, and it also symbolizes for us an exit from slavery to freedom, but is there any historical truth in the story?
Prof. Ravavi is a partner in the Polymath Prize which is an "experiment in innovation that is based on extreme curiosity" distributed by the Schmidt Pewter Foundation founded by Eric Schmidt, one of the founders of Google
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