Archaeologists uncover fortress from Hanukkah story in Jerusalem

Archaeologists uncover fortress from Hanukkah story in Jerusalem

By Morgan Chalfant / Washington Free Beacon Archaeologists announced Tuesday that they have discovered in Jerusalem remains of the Acra, a Greek fortress that plays a central role in the story of Hanukkah. The researchers discovered the Acra in an excavation of the ancient City of David in the Jerusalem Walls National Park. They uncovered […]

Jerusalem mayor urges citizens with gun license to carry weapons at all times

Jerusalem mayor urges citizens with gun license to carry weapons at all times

By Abraham Rabinovich / Washington Free Beacon JERUSALEM—Jerusalem’s mayor on Thursday urged citizens with a gun license to carry their weapons at all times as a wave of terror attacks continued in the city and spread to Tel Aviv and northern Israel. “In many cases,” said Mayor Nir Barkat, “those who neutralize terrorists in times […]