Category Archives: Jewish History

A Brief History of the Temple Mount

Bible The Biblical history of the Temple Mount’s (Moriah) begins with the story of the Binding of Isaac. G-d said to Abraham, “Take your son, your only son whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah and offer him there as an offering on one of the Mountains which I will tell […]

Top 10 Discoveries of the City of David in Jerusalem

The City of David is the original hilltop upon which King David dedicated ancient Jerusalem as his capital 3,000 years ago. Today, the City of David is revealing some of the most exciting archeological finds of the ancient world, providing fascinating pieces to the puzzle of life in ancient Jerusalem. Here are the top 10 […]

The Shofar in the Bible

The shofar is the powerful instrument made from a ram’s horn mentioned throughout the Bible, as well as in the Talmud and in Rabbinic literature. Perhaps the strongest expression of the supernatural, enchanting nature of the shofar was its role at Mt. Sinai when Moses ascended to receive the Ten Commandments: “…..And it came to […]