Posts Tagged ‘mount’

Questions mount on AstraZeneca vaccine’s ties to rare blood clots

How to explain the serious, though rare, blood problems observed in some people vaccinated against COVID-19 with the AstraZeneca shot? The troubling question remains unanswered before another meeting of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) next week. The vaccine is not being used in Israel, which has been relying on the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Get The Times […]

Israel Straddles the Divide as Saudis Vie for Influence Over Temple Mount

An aerial view of the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Two events of religious and historical significance that very nearly took place last week point to a deeper layer in Jordan and Saudi Arabia’s struggle for guardianship of Islamic holy places on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. Israel has […]

Elusive Mount Sinai, Hidden In Plain Site In Egypt

Many locations have been proposed for the biblical Mount Sinai. One of the latest sites is Jebel Madhbah near Petra, and while this and the classical site for Mount Sinai are all possibilities, there exists a radical new alternative which is more logical, evidential and far more provocative. The rugged desert mountains previously suggested would […]

Mount Etna’s show, a Victorian house relocated in San Francisco, new photos from Mars | In pictures

This week Europe’s most active volcano Mount Etna put on spectacular show, a 139-year-old Victorian house was relocated on the streets of San Francisco, and NASA released new photos and videos taken by their Perseverance rover on Mars. These and other stories from the week were captured by photographers around the world. A fiery river […]

President-PM tensions mount in Tunis, calls for constitutional court grow

Tunisia’s young democratic rule is feeling the pressure of a presidential-prime minister clash that is exacerbated by the country’s lack of a constitutional court. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi this week dismissed five cabinet ministers who are close to President Kais Saied. Meanwhile, Saied, a constitutional […]

Mount Etna spews ash and lava as Europe’s most active volcano erupts again

This is the latest footage from Sicily where Mount Etna has been spewing lava and ash during its latest eruption. Europe’s most active volcano burst into life again on Friday. The eruption sent plumes of ash rising a few kilometres above the top of the volcano and, pushed by the wind towards the south, covered […]

Tensions mount in Tunis as calls for constitutional court grow

Tunisia’s young democratic rule is feeling the pressure of a presidential-prime minister clash that is exacerbated by the country’s lack of a constitutional court. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi this week dismissed five cabinet ministers who are close to President Kais Saied. Meanwhile, Saied, a constitutional […]

Sicily’s Mount Etna ejects lava & massive ash column in another stunning eruption (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Mount Etna in Sicily, Europe’s tallest volcano and one of its most active, has erupted for the second time in as many days, with a stream of molten rock and a massive ash cloud tinged red by the sun captured in remarkable footage. The volcano came alive around 4pm local time on Tuesday, according to […]

Israel and the Temple Mount’s Five Muslim Rivals

An aerial view of the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Everyone knows about the Jewish-Muslim tussle over claims to rule Jerusalem, with its Palestinian lie that Jerusalem has no role in Judaism, and also the pro-Israel rebuttal that the Koran does not mention Jerusalem. But there’s another […]

Italy’s Mount Etna spews rocks and lava in volcanic explosions

Lava flowed from Mount Etna on Monday, leaving organ streams oozing down the slopes. Etna is Europe’s largest active volcano and is the largest of Italy’s three active volcanoes. The lava flowed into an uninhabited valley while some ash blew over some of the nearby towns but there were no risks for the local population. […]

Businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson laid to rest on Mount of Olives

Browse > Home / News / Businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson laid to rest on Mount of Olives January 17, 2021 Agencies Read on for article Businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson, whose contribution to Israel and Jewish life throughout the world, was laid to rest on Friday in a private ceremony in Jerusalem with close […]

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru spews hot ash 5.6km into the air

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru on Saturday erupted throwing hot ash and smoke around 5.6km into the air. There were no immediate evacuations, but the National Disaster Mitigation Agency warned people who live in the villages on the slopes of the mountain to be vigilant in looking for signs of danger. Indonesia’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation […]

Sheldon Adelson laid to rest on Jerusalem’s Mount of Olives

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Israeli Army Prepares for “Horrible Scenario” in Mount Hermon: Major Rocketry Attack and Infantry Invasion

Posted on January 13, 2021 by martyrashrakat January 12, 2021 Source: Al-Manar English Website Amid the Zionist military alert on border with Lebanon in anticipation of Hezbollah response to the Israeli crime of killing one of the Resistance fighters in an air raid on Syria in 2020, the enemy’s army conducted a drill in Moun Hermon […]

Tribes Mount Organized Responses To COVID-19

By Lisa Hardy, Gwendolyn Saul and Kerry F. Thompson, The Conversation. January 9, 2021 Above photo: Twitter. In contrast to state and federal governments. As the months roll by, the pandemic continues to hit Indigenous nations hard. But this phenomenon is not new. Epidemics have been part of colonialism since settlers arrived. Health inequities tell us […]

Mount Scopus excels in VCE results

Browse > Home / News / Mount Scopus excels in VCE results December 31, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Despite the tremendous challenges of 2020, the graduating class of Mount Scopus has achieved truly excellent VCE results. Median study score was 38 9% of study scores at 40 or over Median ATAR […]

First Temple-Era Gold Bead, Apparently Lost on Temple Mount 3,000 Years Ago, Found by 9-Year-Old

(The Times of Israel) — A first ever First Temple-era gold granule bead was discovered during wet sifting of earth from the Temple Mount by a nine-year-old. Jerusalemite Binyamin Milt uncovered the perfectly preserved minute cylinder, created by four layers of tiny gold balls. The bead was in such outstanding condition that it was initially dismissed […]

‘Important and Exciting’ Ritual Bath Dating to Jesus’ Time Discovered Near Mount of Olives, Gethsemane

JERUSALEM — The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the discovery of a Second Temple-era ritual bath near what has been believed to be the site of the Mount of Olives, appearing to confirm that the location is indeed where Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane. Up until now, there had not been any archaeological […]

Iran builds at nuclear site as tensions with U.S. mount, satellite photos reveal

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Mount Everest Is Now Officially That Little Bit Higher Than Before

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — China and Nepal jointly announced a new official height for Mount Everest on Tuesday, ending a discrepancy between the two nations. The new height of the world’s highest peak is 8,848.86 meters (29,031.7 feet), which is slightly more than Nepal’s previous measurement and about four meters (13 feet) higher than China’s. […]

Tribes mount organized responses to COVID-19, in contrast to state and federal governments

Image Credit: Grandriver/Getty Images As the months roll by, the pandemic continues to hit Indigenous nations hard. But this phenomenon is not new. Epidemics have been part of colonialism since settlers arrived. Health inequities tell us that illnesses have different outcomes on different populations; however, leading medical professionals warn the general public of the dangers […]

Former Mount Scopus captain now president of the Law Institute of Victoria

Browse > Home / News / Former Mount Scopus captain now president of the Law Institute of Victoria November 25, 2020 by Henry Benjamin Read on for article Tania Wolff was the school captain at Melbourne’s Mount Scopus in 1988 and last week she was endorsed as president of the Law Institute of Victoria. Tania […]

Snow descends on Mount Hermon; main roads in Tel Aviv closed amid heavy rainfall

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Mount Pleasant And Other Mega-Henges: Evidence Of A Construction Boom

England’s 4,500-year-old “mega henges“ were a tremendous Stone Age development that took place just before the new waves of European settlers landed in Britain. Ancient henges were ceremonial fasting sites that attracted visitors from all over Britain. Along with Avebury, Marden, Durrington Walls and Knowlton, the Mount Pleasant Neolithic site near Dorchester is one of […]

Messiah on Temple Mount: Are We Nearing the End of Time?

“All the great rabbis of this generation are saying that the Messiah is about to reveal himself. All the signs the prophets gave, all the signs predicted in the Gemara, the Mishnah, the Midrash, everything is taking place, one by one. All we need is to remain strong for a little bit longer.” Rabbi Shlomo […]

NYC authorities warn of crackdown as infections mount in Hasidic areas

JTA — After days of warning about rising COVID-19 cases in Orthodox neighborhoods, New York City is threatening drastic enforcement measures starting as early as Tuesday, the day after Yom Kippur. The city also plans to begin inspecting private schools in areas with high COVID-19 rates to check that they are conforming to the city’s […]

Officials mull Temple Mount closure as Old City declared a COVID-19 ‘red zone’

The National Security Council is convening Sunday to consider closing the Temple Mount holy site to worshipers as the country mulls new measures to reduce the infection rate of the coronavirus, Channel 12 reported. The decision is sensitive. Israeli security control over the site, which is administered by the Muslim Waqf and overseen by the […]

Archaeologists Make Biblical Discovery at Mount of Transfiguration

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a 1,300-year-old church with exceptionally well-preserved mosaics beside the famous Biblical Mount of Transfiguration. Perhaps one of the widespread misconceptions surrounding archaeology and history is that they are “grey” subjects, where in reality only be the passionless “teaching” of history can be called grey, for all archaeological evidence suggests the […]

Sixth-century church found by Circassian village near Mount Tabor

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INDONESIA: MAJOR ERUPTION AT MOUNT MERAPI VOLCANO, CAUSING CHAOS AND HALTING AIR FLIGHTS

Eruption of Mount Merapi, Indonesia on May 11, 2018. Credit: Sutopo Purwo Nugroho A powerful phreatic explosion took place at Indonesia’s Merapi volcano at 00:30 UTC (07:30 local time) on May 11, 2018. The volcano ejected ash high into the sky, closing a major airport and forcing authorities to issue temporary evacuation orders […]

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