Ongoing archaeological discoveries in the City of David.

Archaeologists are uncovering the original City of David and telling an amazing story! Source: Jerusalem Dateline (Facebook).

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Sr. Alexandra Vega talks about Bible and faith.

Confer the report made by the National Catholic Reporter with Sr. Alexandra Vega, in Costa Rica. CLICK HERE.

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What are the Megillot?

The Five Scrolls or The Five Megillot (מגילות in Hebrew) are parts of the Ketuvim (“Writings”), the third major section of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). The Five Scrolls are the Song of Songs, the Book of Ruth, the Book of Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and the Book of Esther. These five relatively short biblical books are grouped together Read More

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Bible may be older than previously thought.

Scholars have long debated how much of the Bible was composed before the destruction of Jerusalem and the Kingdom of Judah, in 586 BCE. While experts agree that key biblical texts were written starting in the 7th century BCE, the exact date of the compilation of these books remains in question. Now, a groundbreaking new study Read More

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The Feast of Purim.

Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, who was planning to kill all the Jews. This took place in the ancient Persian Empire. The story is recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther (Megillat Ester, in Hebrew). According to the Book of Esther, Haman, royal vizier to King Ahasuerus planned Read More

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The purpose of man’s creation.

In his book New Studies in Bereshit (Genesis), Nemaha Leibowitz mentions a Jewish interpretation on Gen. 1, about the purpose of man’s creation: Man as soon as he was created received a special divine blessing. However, he was not the first creature to be blessed by God, but had been preceded by the fishes. The content of Read More

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