November 22, 2017 / by kerttuvali / ON THIS DAY, USA / No Comments

ON THIS DAY: 1963 John F. Kennedy assassinated

JFK giving speech at Fort Worth rally Date: 11/22/1963 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas, in an open-top convertible. First lady Jacqueline Kennedy rarely accompanied her husband on political outings, but she was beside him, along with Texas Governor John Connally and his wife, […]

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January 4, 2017 / by kerttuvali / Israel / No Comments

Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judean Shephelah

Engravings of a seven-armed menorah (left) and a cross were carved thousands of years ago in a cave in southern Israel. Credit: Sa’ar Ganor, Israel Antiquities Authority A rare and intriguing discovery was revealed this weekend by hikers exploring a water cistern in the Judean Shephelah: on the walls of the cistern, which is hewn […]

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