Posts Tagged ‘centuries’

Why Have Centuries-Old Monkey Bones Just Been Found inside Nottingham Castle?

Once a proud symbol of the British Middle Ages, Nottingham Castle was closed for redevelopment and refurbishment in 2018. In the midst of the excavations, the  BBC reports that archaeologists came across something that was completely out of the blue! During the £30 million (about $42 million) refurbishment, the bones of three monkeys dating back to […]

Preparing for a nondairy Shavuot, just like some Jews have done for centuries

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Central Asian Mountain Jews preserve centuries-old Passover traditions

Ahead of his first Passover in Azerbaijan, Rabbi Shneor Segal stocked up on kosher food for the holiday, when Jews are prohibited from eating foods made from leavened grains. Segal, an Israel-born emissary of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement who immigrated to Azerbaijan in 2010 to run the largest synagogue in the capital Baku, ensured that his […]

Centuries-old craft still alive in Iranian village

Iranian craftspeople make domed ceilings using dried branches in the village of Mayan, northeast Iran, March 9, 2021. Locally called “Arghavan-Bafi”, the craft of making traditional alcoves has been passed down from generation to generation for about 600 years in the tiny village situated near Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi province. With 14 entries, […]

For centuries, Jews thrived in this Tajikistan city. Now its last Jew has died

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Khujand’s last Jew has died after centuries of community thriving

For many centuries, the city of Khujand in Tajikistan, a mountainous Muslim-majority country, had been a center of Jewish presence in Central Asia. But the once-rich communal life of Bukharan Jews in Khujand ended last week with the passing of the city’s last remaining Jewish person: Jura Abaev died Jan. 15 at the age of […]

Last Jew in Tajikistani city dies after community thrived there for centuries

JTA — For many centuries, the city of Khujand in Tajikistan, a mountainous Muslim-majority country, had been a center of Jewish presence in Central Asia. But the once-rich communal life of Bukharan Jews in Khujand ended last week with the passing of the city’s last remaining Jewish person: Jura Abaev died January 15 at the […]

Centuries-old Persian carpets, paintings added to national heritage list

TEHRAN – A total of 25 handmade rugs and carpets along with three oil paintings have been added to Iran’s cultural heritage list. “Variety in texture, colors and patterns as the characteristics of these [handwoven] carpets, which date back to the 10th century AH, the 13th century AH, and the 14th century AH,” said Parham […]

 Australian War Crimes in Afghanistan: Redacted Brereton Report & 2 Centuries of Australian War Crimes Ignored

Australia has been rocked by the release of a heavily redacted report about the killing of 39 unarmed Afghan civilians or prisoners by some 25 elite  Australian Special Air Services (SAS)  soldiers. Any prosecutions will take years and will violate the scientific  principle of truth and systemic change rather than knee-jerk blame and shame. There […]

Ilhan Omar Declares Riots ‘Uprising Over Centuries of Racial Oppression’

Radical Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has declared the months of violent, bloody rioting across America the result of “centuries of racial neglect and oppression.” In a video rant released on Sunday, the Somalia-born Minnesota Congresswoman appeared to praise the civil unrest gripping America: “As we speak, we are in the midst of an ongoing uprising […]

Federal Reserve Just Printed More Money In One Month Than In Two Centuries

The United States Federal Reserve printed more money in the month of June than in the first two centuries after its founding — money that was used to defeat British imperialists, buy Alaska and the Louisiana Purchase, end the Great Depression, win World War Two, build the Interstate Highway System and go to the moon. […]

‘Time tunnel’ through four centuries uncovered in northern city of Safed

Remains of buildings spanning hundreds of years of history have been uncovered in the northern city of Safed, including a 16th century water hole and a more recent tunnel dug to attack to attack Jewish positions during the 1948 War of Independence, the Safed municipality said in a statement Tuesday. The remains were discovered during […]

After Centuries Of Housing Racism, A Southern City Gets Innovative

After Centuries Of Housing Racism, A Southern City Gets Innovative Above Photo: In Jackson, Mississippi, community land trusts are key to fair and affordable development. Denise Fitzgerald’s property abuts the string of quiet, empty lots that line Ewing Street in Jackson, Mississippi. Recently she was leaf-blowing detritus shed by the enormous sycamore tree dominating the […]

Puzzle jugs: Centuries old drinking vessels designed to confound (VIDEO)

     What’s more fun than drinking alcohol in a pub? Guzzling it down after satisfactorily solving a puzzle, of course. In the 16th-19th centuries, Western European drinkers enjoyed playing drinking games with specially built “puzzle jugs.” A puzzle jug, shaped with a bulbous middle and slender head, was a multi-spouted decanter. The challenge for the […]

Bosavi volcano in Papua New Guinea dormant for centuries shows recent signs of activity

     For centuries, Mt Bosavi in Nipa-Kutubu electorate in Southern Highlands Province has never shown signs of volcano existence. However, the recent earthquake which destroyed many of the villages including food gardens and an environment in both the Hela and SHP has strike Mt Bosavi to show shines of its volcano existence. Former PNG basketball […]

New analysis of global temperatures over several centuries finds the Earth would have warmed the SAME amount even without industrialization

(Natural News) The Alt-Left has convinced itself and as many people as possible that because human beings dared to modernize, we are responsible for a “warming” trend that is destroying our planet. As country after country began to industrialize, the theory goes, the resulting burning of fossil fuels has created a “greenhouse gas” effect […]

Only election in Saudi Arabia dates back to 14 centuries ago!

Famous Iranian actor and singer, Parviz Parastouei, in a post on his Instagram page said, “Exactly on the same date (May 19) that Iran’s presidential election was held, Trump travelled to Saudi Arabia and after signing a $110-billion arms deal with the most democratic government of the region joined their sword dance.” “Addressing Trump and […]

Scientists identify six chemicals from plant extracts that can slow down biological aging and boost longevity

(NaturalNews) Everybody ages, but not everyone ages equally. The tick of our chronological clock doesn’t always match the tick of our biological clock. And although aging is inevitable, a group of Canadian researchers claim to have discovered the six best natural compounds that can slow down the aging process and boost longevity. In […]

‘Disaster is Imminent’… Constitutional Attorney: "States Have The Legal Authority To Defend Border Under Constitution"

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Libya is close to a failed state: Secretary John Kerry says

     Libya risks becoming “a failed state” if the UN-brokered unity government flops, Secretary John Kerry has said. While Libya remains broke and insecure five years after NATO’s 2011 military intervention, Kerry believes “a wealthy nation” can rebuilt itself. The remarks by the head of the Department of State came during his second visit to […]

CNN now openly glorifying Satanists while vilifying Christians and Jews

(NaturalNews) For the secular, tradition-trashing editors and correspondents over at CNN, ‘Tis the season to be bigots. As reported by Newsbusters, a recent “This is Life” segment of the little-watched network’s CNN Newsroom program actually highlighted the plight of Satanists who are trying to get more widespread acceptance of their beliefs in a […]

CNN now openly glorifying Satanists while vilifying Christians and Jews

(NaturalNews) For the secular, tradition-trashing editors and correspondents over at CNN, ‘Tis the season to be bigots. As reported by Newsbusters, a recent “This is Life” segment of the little-watched network’s CNN Newsroom program actually highlighted the plight of Satanists who are trying to get more widespread acceptance of their beliefs in a […]

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