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Creator Of NYT’s 1619 Project Shows Just How Unseriously She Takes History

Much has been written about the problems with The New York Times’ 1619 Project, criticisms the outlet has responded to with fingers in their ears. It follows then that the creator of the project, Nikole Hannah-Jones, would take a similar attitude toward c

Sports | Skating

America's Newest Sport (dir. Bruce Brown, 1964). Extract.

Sequences from America's Newest Sport, one of the very earliest films on skateboarding, featuring Torger Johnson, Danny Bearer, John Fries, George Trafton, S...

Politics | Politics

Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall | National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Mark Twain once quipped, “Truth is stranger than Fiction . . . because Fiction is obliged to stick to the possibilities; Truth isn’t.” Twain could well have been writing about the trial of Aaron Burr.

History | History

Curtis Hill: Why George Washington is the president who towers over all others in stature and importance

We celebrate the life of George Washington, imperfect though he was, because he was the indispensable man who held our fragile republic together in its formative years.

Science & Technology | Technology

YouTube user transforms 120-year-old film into a 4K video and the results are breathtaking

Preservation of art.

History | History

Secret Nazi World War II bunkers discovered near D-Day beaches

Researchers have uncovered secret Nazi bunkers in Normandy that were used against U.S. forces at the D-Day landings during World War II.

Politics | Resources

End the Hoax: There Are No Palestinians

President Trump’s “Deal of the Century” was a brilliant illustration of his mastery of the art of the deal. This extravagantly generous proposal, and the Palestinians’ contemptuous rejection of it, severely damages the international Left’s claim that the Israelis are the obstacles to peace, and exposes the Palestinian leadership for the genocidal warmongers they are.

History | HISTORY

In eastern Europe, when Nazis killed Jews, a 'carnival atmosphere' prevailed

In a new, second book about ‘Holocaust by bullets,’ Father Patrick Desbois depicts in grim detail local bystanders' culpability while Nazis implemented the Final Solution

Sports | Skating

Skateboard Kings (1978) Full Documentary

A Rare Documentry about the Skateboarding Dogtown Scene,in the 1970`s

Politics | Interesting Links

Is The National Anthem Racist? | PragerU

The Star-Spangled Banner, long a treasured symbol of national unity, has suddenly become "one of the most racist, pro-slavery songs" in American culture. Why is this happening? And more importantly, is it true? USA Today columnist James Robbins

Sports | Skating

Go For It! Part 1 - Vintage 70's Skateboarding

Vintage skateboarding footage from the late 1970's. Excerpt from 'Go for It!', A film by Hal Jepsen & Wilt Chamberlain. Featuring Tony Alva, Jay Adams & others

History | History

How the Science of Racism Led to the Holocaust - The war against the divine image in man

Can the world survive on ethics devised by human reason? Well, we tried. It’s called the 20th century.

History | History

Auschwitz survivors: First Jews sent to the Nazi concentration camp were teenage girls

As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Edith Friedman Grosman, who was 17 when she arrived at the Nazi concentration camp, tells her harrowing story in a new book

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History | History

Twin sisters were liberated from Auschwitz, but not from Mengele

The experiments to which Yehudit and Lea Csengeri were subjected to by Dr. Josef Mengele have made them afraid of doctors to this day

History | History

Why the Bombing Auschwitz Argument Still Matters

The Allies’ refusal to devote sufficient resources to rescue and halt the Nazi murder factory is one more reason why a sovereign State of Israel is necessary.

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Here’s What Julius Caesar And Others Would Look Like Today (30 Pics) | Bored Panda

I started the account to satisfy my own curiosity about what members of the past would look like if they were standing right in front of me

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

7 Israeli Initiatives Embracing High-Tech For Holocaust Education And Remembrance

Forty-nine delegations from countries across North America, Europe, and Asia are set to converge in Jerusalem on Thursday for the Fifth World Holocaust Forum organized by the World Holocaust Forum

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

My Grandmother Kept Telling Us About the Nazis. Now I Know Why. - The New York Times

Marianne Goldstein spent her life recounting her family’s escape to America in 1939. Only recently did I realize she wanted to do more than remember what happened.

History | History

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Few Americans know the death toll, poll finds | Fox News

A new survey claims the Holocaust is receding in collective memory, as few Americans know the death toll of Jews.

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Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross and Marc Maron get emotional tracing Jewish roots | The Times of Israel

Latest episode of PBS’ celebrity genealogy show 'Finding Your Roots' helps three celebrities discover details on their ancestors who fled anti-Semitism in Europe

News | News

Next U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to be named after African American Pearl Harbor hero

Instead of presidents or admirals, an enlisted sailor will be honored when the USS Doris Miller is christened

History | History

Martin Luther King on Peace, Israeli Security and Anti-Zionism | CAMERA

Anti-Israel activists who name-drop Martin Luther King don't want you to know about his strong support for Israel, his understanding of the links between

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In Arab Countries, Restoring Synagogues Means Never Saying Sorry for Past Crimes

The interior of the Eliyahu HaNavi synagogue in Alexandria, Egypt. Photo: World Monuments Fund. JNS.org – Last week, to much …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Last Auschwitz survivors speak: 'We haven't won, but we've taught our grandkids'

Heart-wrenching testimonies from survivors living in Israel, as the Jewish state prepares to host world leaders on the 75th anniversary of the death camp's liberation

History | History

When Islamic Republic of Iran drove President Ronald Reagan to military action | Fox News

In 1983, in the midst of the Cold War with the Soviet Union, President Ronald Reagan ordered the U.S. military to invade the tiny Caribbean nation of Grenada, which had been overthrown by Marxist revolutionaries.  But central to President Reagan's dec

History | History

What's new with Leonardo da Vinci - Medievalists.net

As history marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, several news stories have just come out revealing more interesting details about the Renaissance artist.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

A drive through 1940's Los Angeles!

A Drive Through Bunker Hill And Downtown Los Angeles Ca. 1940s

Sports | Cycling

The Daredevils Who Invented Mountain Biking

Today's hipsters and their fixie bikes are not the first to embody the too-cool-for-school persona of the cyclist. In the 1970's, counter-culture types in th...

News | Heroes & Heroines

Seven People Poised to Shape History in 2020

As the sun sets on another year, those who left their mark on 2019 prepare for a new decade.

History | History

British People Explain How They Were Taught About The American Revolution In School

"British people of Reddit, how is the American Revolution taught in your schools?"–– This was today's burning question from Redditor Shamr0ck01, who did not, contrary to what you may believe, open a terrible can of worms and kick off an imperialist chest-

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UNPACKED - Mizrachi Music and the Cassette

UNPACKED – Mizrachi Music and the Cassette Mizrahi Music | Israel Phenomenology We’re kicking off our brand new series, Israel Phenomenology, and in the first episode, host Chloé Valdary ponders ethnic groups in Israel, and in particular the Mizr

Music | Music

Before Bauhaus: How Goth Became Goth

Goth is many things. It's a Germanic tribe, a style of architecture, a type of literature, of film. It's a youth movement. What ties most of these together i...

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UNPACKED - Final Episode of History of Israel Explained

UNPACKED – Final Episode of History of Israel Explained In the final episode of History of Israel Explained, we recap the series. For the last 12 months, we’ve unpacked Israel’s history from multiple angles and perspectives to provide the contex

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Project Nightingale: How Florence Nightingale’s Legacy Has Influenced Today’s Healthcare Systems - HistoryExtra

What is Google doing in hospitals collecting big data and why has it appropriated the name of the world’s most famous nurse, in its 'Project Nightingale'?

Visual Arts | History

How The Surfaris Wrote Wipe Out

The interview was recorded at the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN. Visit us at : https://www.musicianshalloffame.com/ View the whole interview here: ...

History | History

'Nuts!' US troops thwarted Hitler's last gamble 75 years ago

BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — Pvt. Arthur Jacobson was seeking cover in the snow behind a tank moving slowly through the wooded hills of Belgium's Ardennes, German bullets whizzing by. That was...

Politics | Opinion

Losing the Semantic War on ‘Palestine’

The Jewish community of Beit El in Judea and Samaria. Photo: Yaakov via Wikimedia Commons. I have written before about …

Music | Music

Ex Black Flag Bassist Kira Roessler talks In Depth Black Flag ,Henry Rollins and Greg Ginn

Ex Black Flag Bassist Kira Roessler talks In Depth Black Flag ,Henry Rollins and Greg Ginn Kira Roessler (born June 12, 1962) is an American musician, singer...

History | History

What George Washington was thankful for might shock you | Fox News

In October 1789, long before Americans made it a national holiday, President George Washington issued a proclamation calling for a National Day of Thanksgiving.

Politics | Resources

Must Read: The Myth of 'Occupied Palestine'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the United States will no longer consider Israel's settlements in the West Bank an inherent violation of international law. This policy shift comes in the wake of last week's ruling by the European

Music | Music

Patti Smith live at CBGB on October 15, 2006

A Samuel Thomas Claeys Film https://empathicstudio.com We are looking for new shooters in NYC, LA, Bay Area, Berlin, Paris, London, Tokyo, Australia and else...

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10 Facts About the Aberfan Disaster of 1966| Mental Floss

Learn the history of the tragic, shocking story behind the Aberfan mining disaster—an event recreated in season 3 of 'The Crown.'

News | News

Trump administration eases US stance toward Israeli settlements in West Bank | Fox News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the U.S. government will ease its stance on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, in the latest move by the Trump administration to bolster Israel's position and undermine Palestinian claims regarding l

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Poland Asks Netflix to Make Changes to Documentary About Nazi Death Camp Guard

Convicted Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk leaves a courtroom in Munich after the verdict in his case, May 12, …

History | History

5 Things You Might Not Know About the Battle of Midway

The mighty clash between Japanese and U.S. naval forces in June 1942 ended in a stunning—and surprising—Allied victory.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Millennial Reality TV Star: Teaching Students About World War II Bad For Their Mental Health

After candidates on Great Britain’s “The Apprentice” revealed they did not know which years World War II began and ended, prompting criticism of them on social media, a British reality TV star told “Good Morning Britain” that schools should not spend much

Politics | Politics

Woke History Is Making Big Inroads in High Schools

Woke History Is Making Big Inroads in High Schools | RealClearPolitics

History | History

How Wild Bill Hickok Became an American Legend

Wild Bill Hickok personified the archetype of the gentleman gunfighter in the history of the American West. HowStuffWorks looks at his life and times.

History | History

Mind-boggling facts that sound fake, but are actually true

Some facts are so mind-boggling that they sound bogus. We did the digging to bring you all the wildest trivia no one believes could possibly be true.

History | History

Why Eisenhower deleted the Jews

The upcoming 50th anniversary of the passing of Dwight D. Eisenhower has occasioned a number of laudatory essays about the

History | History

Harriet Tubman's Civil War Raid | Mental Floss

With the Combahee River Raid of 1863, Harriet Tubman earned her nickname "Moses" all over again—and became the first woman in U.S. history to lead a military expedition.

History | History

Hebron Riots of 1929: Anti-Jewish Terrorism Predates the 1967 War

Arab rejection of Israel and Zionism emerges from an all-or-nothing view of justice and honor. It has never brooked compromise or moderation.

History | History

Warrior in iconic Iwo Jima flag-raising photo was misidentified, Marines Corps acknowledges

The Marine Corps corrected a 74-year-old error with the announcement that a corporal from Iowa named Harold 'Pie' Keller helped raise the flag in the Iwo Jima photo, not Pfc. Rene Gagnon

History | History

Florida Man Discovers Original D-Day Audiotapes in His Basement

Bruce Campbell never expected to find some of World War II’s most important radio broadcasts buried in his cluttered basement.

History | History

40 Photos of Los Angeles Over From 1910 to Now!

So much has happened since the city was founded in 1871. It all started when studios popped up all over town and Old Hollywood took over.

History | History

The O.K. Corral: The Gunfight of All Gunfights

This Gunfight at the O.K. Corral lasted just 30 seconds. But its legend has endured for more than a decade. We dissect the battle's myth and lure.

News | News

Jack Cohen - The Greatest Transformation in History

Jack Cohen – The Greatest Transformation in History How is it that the Jewish people went from being the greatest victims in history to becoming the most victorious military force in the 20th century in just three years?  The Holocaust of WWII was

News | News

Ivanka Trump at Florida Synagogue: My Father Called Before Jewish High Holidays and Said ‘You Better Pray Hard for Me’

Ivanka Trump speaks at a synagogue near Miami on Thursday. Photo: Twitter. Ivanka Trump — the Jewish daughter of Republican …

History | History

Donald Trump on Jewish Daughter Ivanka: ‘This Wasn’t in the Plan But I’m Very Glad it Happened’ (VIDEO)

Donald Trump at The Algemeiner's 'Jewish 100' Gala. Photo: Sarah Rogers. While Donald Trump did not plan on having a …

History | History

The Jewish National Fund's Most Covetous Award, the "Tree of Life Award", was Awarded to Donald Trump for his Outstanding Dedication to American-Israeli Friendship and for his Support of Israel – TheGivingTrump.com

Donald Trump had his wife, sister, brother, parents (Fred Trump who built thousands of Brooklyn homes over 40 years ago where Jews were the principal buyers) stand up for recognition.

Politics | Conservative Voices

An Introduction To The History Of Socialism - Freedom Wire

FreedomWire analyzes the history and implementation of socialism. Today, we discuss it's origins and economic effects throughout history.

History | History

Did Jews Ever Abandon the Temple Mount?

The claim that no Jewish temple ever existed in Jerusalem and that Jews have no rights whatsoever on the Temple Mount is part of the "temple denial" doctrine that has been increasingly internalized in Palestinian academic, religious, and political

Politics | Politics

Why We Are a Republic, Not a Democracy

Democracy can easily devolve into tyranny by majority rule. The Founders understood this danger, and so they placed numerous checks on the power of the majority.

History | History

Mysterious megastructures of the elusive Tripolye culture unearthed in Ukraine | Fox News

The excavation of a Stone Age community center in Ukraine is helping explain why large groups of tens of thousands of people flourished and then fell more than 5,000 years ago.

History | History

How Different Is The U.S. From Pre-War Germany?

Is it really inconceivable for such evil to unfold here in the U.S.? Most would dismiss the question out of hand as ludicrous, arguing that we are blessed by a constitution and a politically-moderate electorate. But so was Germany – until it wasn’t.

History | History

The Real Story Behind Netflix’s ‘The Spy’ | CAMERA

Netflix's 2019 series, 'The Spy,' takes a look at legendary Mossad officer Eli Cohen. But as CAMERA noted in The Washington Examiner: the real

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Mysterious Bronze Objects that Have Baffled Archaeologists for Centuries - Mental Floss - Pocket

The first dodecahedron was discovered nearly 300 years ago, yet no one is certain just what they were used for.

News | Antisemitism Watch

"White Jews" originally referred to the "good Jews" who were friends of otherwise antisemites - Elder Of Ziyon

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

The History Behind 7 New York City Street Names

Ever wonder how a street got its name? Well New York doesn't only have the common street names like "20th street" as everyone assumes, here are eight NYC street names and their history.

History | History

U.N. Predicts Disaster if Global Warming Not Checked - 1989

UNITED NATIONS (AP) _ A senior U.N. environmental official says entire nations could be wiped off the face of the Earth by rising sea levels if the global warming trend is not reversed by the year 2000.

History | History

December 1941: How did Pearl Harbor affect Hitler? The Second World War's Most Important Month

From the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to Hitler's declaration of war on the US, historian Laurence Rees explains why December 1941 was such a significant month during World War II.

News | News

'We Are Not Foreigners in Hebron, We Will Stay Here Forever,' Israeli PM Netanyahu Declares During Historic Visit to City

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks up while his wife Sara touches the outside wall of the Cave of the …

Politics | Leftist Myths

14 Real Obama Scandals That Have Nothing to do with His Wearing a Tan Suit

Five years ago last week, Barack Obama attended a press briefing in a tan suit, and the media wouldn’t shut up about it. Since then, the tan suit incident evolved into a myth that conservatives had freaked out about the suit.  So, of course, the medi

News | Interesting Stories

As Holocaust awareness fades, a survivor shares his story - Los Angeles Times

Joseph Alexander, 96, a slight man with a Polish accent, wearing a Hawaiian shirt, spoke on a sunny Sunday to a rapt crowd of about 30 at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

Science & Technology | Science

Apollo 11 Put the First Men on the Moon. What About Missions 12-17?

You know Apollo 11. But what did the other Apollo missions accomplish after Neil Armstrong made his giant leap for mankind?

Science & Technology | Science

Why Soviets Sent Dogs, Not Primates, to Space - The Atlantic

Researchers didn’t know how people would react to weightlessness. So they sent animals first.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

The New Generation Is Young, Woke And Ignorant Of History | Daily Wire

On Thursday's episode of "The Ben Shapiro Show," Shapiro dismantles Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that the new generation is more knowledgable of American history than previous generations. Video and partial transcript below:

History | History

U.S. History Doesn’t Need To Be ‘Reframed’ Around Identity Politics; It Already Has Been

The myth that students and readers are getting some rose-colored version of American history is nonsense. So what is the 1619 Project really trying to do?

History | History

Did Arab Violence Really Start With the 'Occupation'? | HonestReporting

 Arab violence is frequently justified because of the "Naqba" of 1948 and the "occupation" of 1967. After all, they insist, Jews forced Arabs from

History | Archeology

UNC Charlotte Team Discovers Evidence of the Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem | Jewish & Israel News

An archeological dig in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun. The director of the archaeological team excavating Mount …

History | History

Why Israel is the sole sovereign of the Temple Mount

If I were Israel's ambassador to Jordan, and I were called in for a dressing down over Israel's actions on

History | History

No, the United Nations Didn’t Create Israel | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends the UN Security Council meeting on Iran at the United Nations, in New …

History | History

Pompeii 'sorcerer’s treasure trove' discovered, with bones, skull charms and gems for rituals | Fox News

Archaeologists have uncovered some incredible treasures buried in Pompeii in recent memory, including an ancient fast-food joint, a long-lost fresco and a the buried remains of a racehorse.

History | History

We've Always Been Here: The Historical Right of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel

  Victor Rosenthal – We’ve Always Been Here: The Historical Right of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel I often talk about the Jewish people’s historical right to Eretz Yisrael, the Land of Israel, in addition to our legal and moral ri

History | History

10 Things You May Not Know About the Jamestown Colony - HISTORY

In May of 1607, a hearty group of Englishmen arrived on the muddy shores of modern-day Virginia under orders from King James I to establish an English colony.

History | History

How mosquitoes killed billions – and helped win the American Revolution - CBS News

The mosquito has wreaked havoc on the world, killing as many as 50 billion people over the course of human existence

History | History

Holocaust survivor owes her life to a Nazi officer’s Great Dane

Nina Dinar, 93, has loved dogs since childhood and that saved her in a Nazi labor camp in Poland

News | Interesting Stuff

How Polio Inspired the Creation of Candy Land - The Atlantic

A schoolteacher created the popular board game, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, for quarantined children. An Object Lesson.

News | News

Dov Lipman - Unspinning the UN Partition Plan That Created Israel

Dov Lipman – Unspinning the UN Partition Plan That Created Israel Re-post with permission honest reporting The United Nations’ adoption of the 1947 Partition Plan was a key moment in the Israeli-Arab conflict, as the international community formal

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Chris Kraft, legendary flight director for NASA, dead at 95

Chris Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA's Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of what was his and NASA's crowning achievement: Apollo 11's moon landing.

Politics | Politics

Holocaust Encyclopedia - Antisemitism

The term antisemitism was coined only in the nineteenth century, but anti-Jewish hatred and Judeophobia (fear of Jews) date back to ancient times and have a variety of causes.

Politics | Politics

The Press in the Third Reich

Detailed guidelines stated what stories could or could not be reported and how to report the news.

History | History

See the moon landing as they did 50 years ago

Astronaut Neil Armstrong made history on July 20, 1969, when he became the first man to set foot on the moon. Watch the historic Apollo 11 moments as the world witnessed them 50 years ago.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

They Were at Mission Control During Apollo 11. 50 Years Later, the Memory Still Moves Them to Tears | Time

A half-century later, the men who made it happen still get choked up talking about that day in 1969. Here's what they remember.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Would we have landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, if JFK had lived?

JFK’s private conversations and public statements in his last year as president crackle with high-stakes gamesmanship and Cold War intrigue.

History | History

What's in a Name? The Origins of Judea, Philistia, Palestine and Israel

Did the name Palestine come from the people, or did the people take their name from the place? What are the origins of Judea and Israel?

History | History

The best and worst ads that celebrated the Apollo 11 Moon landing

The advertisements honoring the Moon landing in 1969 were the Super Bowl ads of their day.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Your brain works in space. But in 1961, we didn’t know that

Would astronauts sent into space be able to think? It was a genuine question as we embarked upon our mission to get to the Moon.

History | History

The race to the Moon was so unpopular at one point, President Eisenhower called JFK ‘nuts’

Enthusiasm for the Apollo program waxed and waned, and when people couldn’t see the value in it, they dubbed it a ‘Moondoggle.’

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Apollo 11 Moon Landing in 1969: TV Shows Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Multiple television channels including National Geographic, Smithsonian and Discovery will air special coverage throughout the month.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Hidden Herstory: The Leesburg Stockade Girls

In July of 1963 in Americus, Georgia, fifteen girls were jailed for challenging segregation laws. Ages 12 to 15, these girls had marched from Friendship Baptist Church to the Martin Theater on Forsyth Street. Never formally charged, they were jailed in sq

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

George Washington's Final Years—And Sudden, Agonizing Death - HISTORY

The Founding Father left the presidency a healthy man, but then died from a sudden illness less than three years later.

History | History

The US land forever leased to England

Every May, the US Coast Guard and the Royal Navy hold a ceremony on a sliver of North Carolina land where four English World War Two soldiers are buried.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

A Pair of Dutch World War II Shipwrecks Have Disappeared Off the Coast of Malaysia | Mental Floss

A pair of Dutch shipwrecks that have been on the ocean floor for decades were stolen. Scrap metal thieves are to blame.

History | History

Apollo in 50 numbers: The cost

If the US was to beat the Soviets to the Moon, it had to spend large. The Apollo programme would end up costing many billions.

History | History

The 9 Most Overrated Battles in British History (and One Underrated One) - History Extra

What are the most overrated battles and wars in British history? From Bosworth to the Battle of Britain, Sean Lang examines the most exaggerated clashes…

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Should Neil Armstrong’s Bootprints Be on the Moon Forever? - The New York Times

With renewed interest in the moon, some say it’s time to consider whether, and how, to preserve humanity’s lunar heritage.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Principal Who Tried to Stay ‘Politically Neutral’ About Holocaust Is Removed

“I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event because I am not in a position to do so as a school district employee,” said the principal of a high school in Boca Raton, Fla.

Politics | Politics

Obama, OPM defy court order

Yet another Obama Administration anti-gay Friday news dump. Kerry Eleveld of the Advocate is reporting the Obama Administration is defying the order of the chief judge of the 9th Circuit Court of ...

History | History

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple | Fox News

Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Judeo-Christian visitors to see in the Holy Land.

History | History

Trump asks Americans to 'stay true to our cause'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as "the greatest political journey in human history" in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy but cheering crowd of...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why The July Fourth Spirit of Freedom Unites America and Israel | United with Israel

On July 4, 1776, Americans chose freedom over British tyranny. On the same date 200 years later, Israel made the same decision by not succumbing to Arab terror.

Travel | Travel

Here are 10 fascinating Revolutionary War landmarks across America

Plan a visit to these 10 Revolutionary War landmarks that are both educational and fun for folks of all ages.

History | HISTORY

'Tanks' a lot: Trump 4th of July celebration isn't first time armored vehicles have rumbled into Washington

WASHINGTON – Tanks rumbled down Pennsylvania Avenue for Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade in 1953. John F. Kennedy deployed them eight years later – as well as missiles. Even a 1939 visit by England's King George VI prompted a splashy display of armored hardware rolling through the nation's capital.

History | History

Think Trump Is Ruining the Fourth of July? The Founders Couldn’t Even Agree on How to Celebrate It. - POLITICO Magazine

Thomas Jefferson used the holiday to burnish his legacy; others used it to jeer at George Washington; John Adams thought it was commemorating the wrong date.

History | History

The Lessons of the Declaration of Independence

The colonists’ quest for independence from the British in 1776 began with a goal: “to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them.” Declaring independence me

History | History

The Woman Who Sneaked Into George Washington’s Army - The New York Times

A rediscovered diary, now at the Museum of the American Revolution, sheds light on the life of Deborah Sampson, who fought in the Continental Army.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Inside the Museum of the American Revolution

Martha Teichner reports on the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, which features a look at how the war changed life for African Americans and Native Americans

Politics | Politics

Top 9 presidential primary debate moments in US history

As the road to 2020 heats up, here are some of the most memorable moments from past primary debates – ranging from Ronald Reagan and the Clintons to Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

History | History

Apollo in 50 numbers: The Rocket

To get astronauts to the Moon, Nasa had to build the most powerful rocket ever flown successfully. The Saturn V was just the rocket for the job.

History | History

The Myth and Fraud That There Ever Was an Arab Country or People Called ‘Palestine’ (Part 1)

In a recent Nazi outrage, Rashida Tlaib, Democrat Liar of Michigan, stated that the Holocaust has had a “calming” effect on her because the “Palestinians” “welcomed” the Jews into “their” land as a haven from Hitler. The Big Lie —...

History | History

The Myth and Fraud That There Ever Was an Arab Country or People Called ‘Palestine’ (Part Two of Two)

As noted in the prior installment, the entire “Palestine” myth is built on one Big Lie after another. Recently, the New York Times even published an article asserting that Jesus was a “Palestinian Arab.” Having spread the Big Lie for so long — half a cent

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Long Legacy of the Shoah in Scandinavia – Tablet Magazine

Within the Northern European countries that make up Scandinavia there has been a revival of active scholarship and popular interest into the treatment of Jews during World War II. The subject is very much alive in these countries and much more so than in

History | History

Nazi soldiers used performance-enhancing 'super-drug' in World War II, shocking documentary reveals | Fox News

A shocking documentary is shedding new light on just how far the Nazis and Allied soldiers went in an attempt to win World War II — including the use of performance enhancing drugs.

Politics | Politics

MENKEN: AOC Is Dividing Americans And Inciting Anti-Semitism

After Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) used “concentration camps” and “Never Again” together — a unique reference to the Nazi death camps — and then retweeted leftist Jews hoping to justify the linkage while she simultaneously denied that she ever connected them in the first instance, I honestly thought it couldn’t get worse.

History | History

Who Were the Mamluks? | History Today

The slave-warriors of medieval Islam overthrew their masters, defeated the Mongols and the Crusaders and established a dynasty that lasted 300 years.

History | History

The invention of Palestinians | JNS

In the beginning of the 20th century and continuing throughout British Mandatory rule, there was little discernible evidence of Palestinian national consciousness.

Politics | Politics

Concentration Camps? Stop Hijacking Jewish History | The Jerusalem post

US media has now joined the debate about concentration camps.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Golan Heights - The History, Present, and Future Explained | HonestReporting

Situated high up on Israel’s northern frontier with Syria and Lebanon, the Golan Heights' importance to Israel cannot be understated. Learn more about the

History | History

The silence about black slavery in the Arab world | David Meir

In recent years, there has been a surge of interest in the US about a demand by certain black organizations (like Black Lives Matter) for a financial compensation by the “white” people for slavery.

Politics | POLITICS

MENKEN: Why AOC's Death Camp Defenses Are Both Dishonest And Disgraceful

You can learn a lot about a politician from how he or she defends things said off-the-cuff.

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Americans Against Antisemitism produces handy comparison chart for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The lengths people will go to to protect our freshman class from their own words are astounding.

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The Problem With Ocasio-Cortez's Shameful Ignorance Of History

Nazi analogies, like the one Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently used, are embarrassingly ignorant and diminish the suffering of millions.

History | History

British Army wishes its US counterpart a happy birthday on Twitter - Business Insider

The British Army wished its 'cousins' the US Army a happy birthday on Friday, but couldn't resist tweeting a reference to their 'rocky start.'

Entertainment | Movies

Film to Be Made About Nuremberg Trials 99-Year-Old Prosecutor Ben Ferencz | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner

Ben Ferencz, the lead prosecutor in the Nuremberg Trials that followed World War II. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – A film …

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'Rare' WWII bomber lifted from sea 75 years after crash - BBC News

The Fairey Barracuda Torpedo Bomber was discovered by electrical engineers surveying the seabed.