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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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Trump donated toward settlement evacuees

The US president-elect contributed money toward creating infrastructure in new communities in Israel to absorb Jews evacuated from the Sinai in the 1980s and from Gaza in 2005

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Donald Trump’s Father was so Dedicated to Israel Causes, People Thought he was Jewish

Fred was a noted philanthropist who gave generously to Jewish causes including the Long Island Jewish Hospital

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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

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On Its 100th Anniversary, Musso & Frank’s Grill Gets the Star Treatment

The venerable restaurant, an outpost of both Hollywood glamour and comforting camaraderie for a century, is honored on the Walk of Fame

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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.

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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.

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The Whistleblower May Not Be A Whistleblower At All - Gregg Jarrett

The latest media mass hysteria over a whistleblower’s complaint that, according to FoxNews.com “reportedly involved allegations President Trump made a troubling and unspecified ‘promise’ to a foreign leader,” is based on precious little inform

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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

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    Seal of First Temple-era royal steward found in Jerusalem

    A 2,600-year old bulla (seal) bearing a Hebrew name was uncovered recently in earth excavated in 2013 from beneath Robinson’s

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    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.

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    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.

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    Slavery In America Did Not Begin In 1619, And Others NYT Gets Wrong

    The 1619 Project isn’t mostly about helping Americans understand slavery in our history, but convincing Americans that ‘America’ and ‘slavery’ are synonyms.

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      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?

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      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

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      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 …

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      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

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      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 …

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      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.

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      Jewish Roots: Building the Land of Israel | HonestReporting

      A continuous Jewish presence in the Land of Israel goes back thousands of years before Jews returned on Aliyah to rebuild their homeland.

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      Knotted cords may be the first evidence that Incas taxed goods | Science News

      Some knotted string devices point to crop levies imposed by the Incan empire, researchers say. But other khipus continue to evade description.

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        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.

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        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

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        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

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        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.

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        Meet Margaret Hamilton: The Woman Behind the Apollo Project | Mental Floss

        When Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the surface of the Moon in July of 1969, software was a relatively new development. In fact, the Moon mission was one of the first times this kind of engineering was used in such a fundamental way. History was being wri

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        The 12 Men Who Walked on the Moon | Mental Floss

        Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history in 1969 when they became the first people to step foot on the Moon. Ten others have followed in their footsteps.

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        The Apollo 11 Moon Landing Was A Triumph Of American Exceptionalism

        The character and tenacity needed to win the space race and land on the moon were built on the western frontier and ingrained deep into the American ethos.

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        Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon

        Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists were wo

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        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.

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        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.’

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        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.

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        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.

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        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.

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        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.

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        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…

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        Left Completely Misses The Point Of Douglass's Speech About July 4

        Countless elites in the media this week have cited abolitionist Frederick Douglass' infamous 1852 speech as a condemnation of American ideals.

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          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.

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          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...

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          '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.

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          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.

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          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

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          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.

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          Apollo in 50 numbers: Food

          Apollo’s multi-day missions meant astronauts needed good quality food. But how do you cook a meal in space when you don’t have a stove or even hot water?

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          The graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in bloody World War II battle have been found

          The remains of 30 US Marines and Navy service members lost since a bloody WWII battle in the South Pacific have been found on remote Tarawa Atoll, an organization that recovers lost US service members said.

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          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.

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          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.

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          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.

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          TARCZYŃSKI Dominik on Twitter

          “With this letter, I am formally inviting @AOC to come to Poland,where Adolf Hitler set up the worst chain of concentration camps the world has ever seen, so that she may see that scoring political points with enflamed rhetoric is unacceptable in our co

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          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.

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          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.'

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          Nest Just Sent Out This Email and It's a Reminder of Why People Just Don't Trust Google

          Nest is now sending marketing emails for Google products, in the surest sign that it is officially dead as an independent brand and product.

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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.

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          Dwight Eisenhower Wrote a Letter Accepting Blame for D-Day's Failure, Just in Case | Mental Floss

          "Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops."

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          Watch Vintage Newsreel Footage of the D-Day Landings in Normandy | Mental Floss

          This 75-year-old archival footage shows Operation Neptune—the code name for the landings on the beaches at Normandy that came to be known as D-Day.

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          My Father’s D-Day Memories

          D-Day is more than a remembrance of America’s great victory in the Battle of Normandy. It is a celebration of the Greatest Generation and the lessons they have to teach us.Like Jews repeating the story of the Passover every year for 3,000 years, we must

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          'O Lord, Give Us Faith': The 75th Anniversary of D-Day and FDR's Prayer Broadcast to the Nation

          Thursday, June 6, marks the 75-year anniversary of D-Day, the day of the greatest military invasion in modern history.  

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            The Return of 'That’s All, Brother': The Plane That Led the D-Day Invasion | C-47 Plane

            On June 6, 1944, a lone C-47 led the main force of the Normandy invasion. Seventy-five years later, the plane will do it again. 

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            Chasing demons: 75 years on, D-Day haunts, drives its vets

            They are back, some for the first time since war stole their innocence 75 years ago on Normandy's D-Day beaches.

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            Trump UK visit shows special US-Britain relationship bigger than political differences, Brit Hume says | Fox News

            The special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom is bigger than personal or political differences, according to Brit Hume.

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            The 20th Century’s Most Important Day Was D-Day. This Is Why. | PragerU

            On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in northern France. Their goal: to liberate Western Europe from Nazi tyranny. From a distance, it might seem that victory was pre-ordained, but no one felt that way at the time. British milita

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            Touring Bela Lugosi's Los Angeles haunts and hangouts

            Where the 'Dracula' actor worked, played, lived, and suffered.

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            Normandy tries to keep alive ‘infinite gratitude’ for D-Day

            With fewer veterans and witnesses able to share personal memories, the French who owe their freedom to D-Day's fighters are more determined than ever to keep alive the memory of the battle and its significance.

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            Americans' Loss Of Interest In the Civil War Is Part Of A Disturbing Trend

            In an era of historical ignorance and indifference, is it any wonder that Civil War battlefields are drawing fewer tourists?

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            Anne Frank's Letters From Early World War II to Be Published in Full for the First Time

            Anne Frank wrote the letters to her grandmother up to 1941: the year before she and her family went into hiding and she started her famous diary.

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              Quiz: US Citizenship Test - Could You Pass? - Washington Times

              An important part of the application process for becoming a US citizen is passing a civics test, covering important U.S. history and government topics. There are 100 civics questions on the naturalization test. During the interview process, applicant

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              Snoopy to the Moon! Apollo 10 Commander Looks Back on Historic Flight 50 Years Ago | Space

              This is the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 10 mission, which is often referred to as a dress rehearsal for the Apollo 11 lunar landing.

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              5 Bizarre Habits Of Royals Through History - History Extra

              Henry VIII had people kiss his bed linen every morning to make sure it was not covered in poison, plus four more weird royal behaviours through history…

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              100 Years Ago in Photos: A Look Back at 1919 - The Atlantic

              Please take a moment to look back at some of the events and sights from around the world a century ago.

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              The Ever-evolving Fraudulent Palestinian Narrative

              Guilty of imperialism and shamed of their colonialism, the world turns extra-sensitive to those claiming victimhood. Welcome to the palestinian narrative.

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              Elder Of Ziyon: Vile: US Rep @RashidaTlaib pretends Palestinians helped Jews after the Holocaust

              This is unreal.

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              Yom HaZikaron 5776 Assembly by Ari Fuld

              Ari Fuld addresses the Talmidim on Yom HaZikaron 5776 discussing his personal stories in elite units in the Israel Defense Forces.

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                Ari Fuld Tribute Song - LIVE recording by Calev Freeman

                All Jews are one family, I'm 18 yrs old from Johannesburg South Africa, and composed and performed this song in tribute and memory to the late Ari Fuld - Lio...

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                  Ari Fuld Tribute song - The Lion of Zion - Gavriel Sherman and Yehuda Gelb

                  Composed and Produced by Yehuda Gelb, Lyrics and Vocals by Gavriel Sherman This song is created in order to inspire everyone to continue the Legacy of Ari Fu...

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                    The False “Nakba” Narrative

                    The term “Nakba,” originally coined to describe the magnitude of the self-inflicted Palestinian and Arab defeat in the 1948 war, has become in recent decades a synonym for Palestinian victimhood, with failed aggressors transformed into hapless victims

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                    Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: Yes, Palestinian identity is only meant as a weapon against Israel

                    I sometimes see endless Twitter discussions on whether Palestinians are a people, or whether pre-Israel Palestinian Arabs were a people.

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                    FDR's letter to the Palestine Pavilion at the World's Fair and the legality of Jewish settlements

                    n 1939, this letter by President Franklin Roosevelt was published by the organizers of the Palestine Pavilion at the New York World's Fair....

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                    The Invention of ‘Palestinians’

                    Why was it, wondered Walid Shoebat from Bethlehem, that 'on June 4th 1967 I was a Jordanian and overnight I became a Palestinian.'

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                    Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

                    A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

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                    2000 Year Old Jewish Settlement Unearthed in Beer Sheva | The Jewish Press | 28 Adar II

                    The excavation discovered for the first time evidence of Jewish daily life in the ancient city.

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                    Hasmonean-Era Village Discovered, Proof of Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

                    Archaeological excavations at the Hasmonean village in Sharafat. Photo: Israel Antiquities Authority. JNS.org – A large Hasmonean-era Jewish agricultural village was …

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                    Why Mother's Day Founder Anna Jarvis Later Fought to Have the Holiday Abolished | Mental Floss

                    Years after she founded Mother’s Day, Anna Jarvis realized that she had lost control of the holiday she helped create.

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                    President Trump Withdraws From U.N. Arms Trade Treaty at NRA Convention

                    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—President Donald Trump signed an executive order on stage on Friday afternoon to withdraw the United States ...

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                    The Ancient Pagan Origins of Easter

                    Easter Sunday is a festival and holiday celebrated by millions of people around the world who honour the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred

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                    Lucille Ball's Former California Home Is Available For Rent | Mental Floss

                    The legendary comedian and 'I Love Lucy' star lived here with her co-star and real-life husband, Desi Arnaz.

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                    Mueller’s Report Is a Rerun from the Nixon Era

                    The best book on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report—and one that few people have actually seen—came out in January. In fact, the most relevant chapter was published originally in 1992, in an academic journal, and that article was based on a con