Tag archive for ‘History’
Jewish Business News On Monday, June 25th, 2018

Crusaders Against Saladin – Battle of Hattin Reenacted in Israel

On 4 July 1187, the era of the Crusades, and holy wars — waged for two centuries – between Christian coming from the West and Muslims hailing from all over the Middle East had reached a point of boil. In the More...

News Brief On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

16th-century Queen’s Heart in a Gold Box Stolen from French museum

  The heart of Anne, Duchess Bertrand, twice Queen of France, was kept in a golden box at her request. The historical item survived the French Revolution and was jealously guarded by the inhabitants of More...

Asaf Zagrizak On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Mystery of missing Yemenite children in Israel solved after 65 years

The Israel National Archives declassified Wednesday 3, 500 files relating to the Yemenite children affair— the mysterious disappearance of thousands of Yemenite babies and toddlers between 1948 and 1954. The More...

News Brief On Monday, August 29th, 2016

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘We are quickly acquiring powers that were always thought to be divine’, The Guardian

  I’m a historian. I really like the past. But most people seem far more interested in what you can tell them about the future. The agricultural and industrial revolutions were about changing the world More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Photos of the Holy Land from the 19th century sell for $1.4 million

A collection of pictures of Jerusalem and other places in Israel from the 19th century has been sold for $1.4 million, the British newspaper The Daily Mail reports. The collection consists of over 1, 000 black More...

News On Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Hitler’s brother, married to an Irishwoman, lived in Liverpool

    A 1911 British Census document unearthed by genealogy website findmypast shed further light on the lives of Irishwoman Bridget Dowling and her husband, ë the older half-brother of Adolf Hitler. The More...

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