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Statement by AmbProsor to the UN Security Council

Beit Guvrin declared UNESCO World Heritage site

15 Apr 2015

Calling Beit Guvrin a "microcosm of the land of the caves," UNESCO noted that the site "on the crossroads of trade routes to Mesopotamia and Egypt, bears witness to the region's tapestry of cultures and their evolution over more than 2,000 years."

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Statement by AmbProsor to the UN Security Council

Israel Post issues Cyrus Declaration stamp

16 Apr 2015

In 539 BCE, after uniting the Persian and Median kingdoms under his rule, King Cyrus subdued the Babylonian Empire. In 538 BCE King Cyrus made a public declaration granting the Jews the right to return to Judah and rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem.

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Statement by AmbProsor to the UN Security Council

The Circassian captain of Maccabi Haifa/Nahalal

07 Apr 2015

Aaron of the Circassian village Kafr Kama in Northern Israel is the captain of the soccer youth team of Maccabi Haifa/Nahalal where Jews, Circassians, Muslim and Christian Arabs all play together.

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Statement by AmbProsor to the UN Security Council

From Field to Fork

02 Apr 2015

From grapes to wheat, from olives to milk, food items originating in the farms of Israel guarantee a healthy and very yummy experience once they reach your forks.

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Statement by AmbProsor to the UN Security Council

Years after "Exodus from Egypt", Egyptian culture influences Israelites

01 Apr 2015

An archaeological excavation conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority in a cave near Tel Halif revealed seals, figurines and amulets in the image of gods sacred to Egyptian culture, indicating the presence of an administrative center in the region.

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Religion
Celebrating Easter in the Holy Land29 Mar 2015

On Easter and the preceding Holy Week, Jerusalem fills with pilgrims from all over the world. Thousands of Christians are expected to celebrate Holy Week and Easter in April 2015 and visit the very places described in the New Testament.

Masks, rattles and Purim customs
Prayers with an Italian flavor in Jerusalem