History Stories
CATEGORY: Judaism
Why Jews and Muslims Both Have Religious Claims on Jerusalem
December 6, 2017

The U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital—despite a dueling claim from Palestine. Read More

Fate of the Lost Ark Revealed?
January 10, 2014

A newly translated ancient Hebrew text provides clues to what may have happened to the Ark of the Covenant, along with the other treasures in King Solomon’s Temple. Read More

Oldest U.S. Synagogue Turns 250
December 2, 2013

America’s oldest extant synagogue was dedicated 250 years ago today in Newport, Rhode Island, and later received strong words of support from George Washington. Read More