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The World’s foundation stone

The Foundation Stone (in Hebrew: אבן השתייה “ha-Shtiyya” or סֶּלַע Selā‛, in Arabic: الصخرة al-Sakhrah al-Musharrafah “The Noble Rock”) is the name of the rock at the centre of the Dome of the Rock in the Temple of Jerusalem. This solid and compact rock of enormous dimensions has a small opening in the southeast corner  Full Article…

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U.N.E.S.C.O. adopts anti-Israel resolution on al-Aqsa Mosque

UN agency passes resolution that criticises Israeli policies around al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian leaders have welcomed a decision by the United Nations cultural agency to adopt a resolution on occupied East Jerusalem that sharply criticises Israeli policies around the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, while Israel says it ignores Jewish ties to the  Full Article…

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Nazirite

In the Bible, a nazirite, nazarene or nazarite (from Nazir in Hebrew נזיר‎‎) is one who voluntarily took a vow described in Numbers 6, 1–21. “Nazarite” comes from the Hebrew word נזיר nazir meaning “consecrated” or “separated”. This vow required the person to: Abstain from wine, wine vinegar, grapes, raisins, intoxicating liquors, vinegar made from such substances, and eating  Full Article…

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