Antiquities Authority finds 1,600-year-old glass bracelet with menorah inscription

Bracelet Antiquities Authority finds 1,600-year-old glass bracelet with menorah inscription

Glass fragment from late Roman and early Byzantine periods found during Hanukka in Mt. Carmel National Park. A fragment of a glass bracelet inscribed with a seven-branched menorah from the Second Temple was discovered during Hanukka at an excavation in the Mount Carmel National Park, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Tuesday. According to a statement […]

December 23, 2014
DreidelRecord Dreidel challenge puts new spin on breaking a Guinness World Record

On Sunday in Tel Aviv, 754 adults and children, including MK Tzipi Livni, successfully set a new Guinness World Record for dreidel spinning. Almost 800 people took a spin — and succeeded — at breaking the world record for simultaneous dreidel spinning on Sunday, which included political candidate and MK Tzipi Livni (Hatnua) as one of […]

December 22, 2014
SarahSilverman Brace yourself, Israel: Sarah Silverman is coming

Three years after her last public visit to Israel, the U.S. comedienne is reportedly returning to the holy land as a special guest at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival. Sarah Silverman will be visiting Israel in December as a special guest at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, Israeli media reported on Friday. According to the […]

November 17, 2014
Roman 2,000-year-old stone fragment unearthed in Jerusalem

A 2,000-year-old stone fragment with an engraved inscription was recently unearthed by Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists in excavations carried out north of the Damascus Gate. “This is one of the most important Latin inscriptions ever discovered in Jerusalem.” one of the IAA researchers said. On the stone is an inscription dedicated to the Roman emperor […]

October 23, 2014
JerusalemFood Jerusalem Has World-Class Food

When traveling, many people put food at the top of their list for reasons to visit a country. According to Yahoo, Jerusalem is no exception to this rule – in fact, they consider the city one of top nine cities with world class food. From falafel to rugelach from the shuk, we couldn’t agree more! […]

October 22, 2014
The Green Sukkah at Safra square in Jerusalem Top Things to do in Israel During Sukkot

Are you looking for something to do this Sukkot? In Israel, there really is something for everyone to celebrate this Jewish holiday, which runs from October 8th until October 16th. Israel21C has put together a list of the top 15 activities for Sukkot – here are our top 3 choices: 1. Sukkot tour at Safra […]

October 7, 2014