October 29, 2019 / by kerttuvali / Holocaust, Israel / No Comments

Over 100,000 visitors of the exhibition about Auschwitz in New York. The exhibit extended until August 2020.

The presentation of the exhibition “Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York has been extended until August 30, 2020. During the first five months the exhibition was visited by 106,000 people including 34,000 students. “I don’t think that there is a more important exhibition presented in […]

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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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