First Fruits

During biblical times, in obedience to God’s commandment in the Torah (Law), the ancient Israelites came up to Jerusalem to present the first fruits of the wheat harvest in the Temple. Beginning on the second day of Passover, Jews begin the counting of the omar for seven full weeks or 49 days, hence the name […]

Hebrew Text Discovery Points to King David

CBNNews – BET SHEMESH, Israel – Israeli scholars say the discovery of five lines of ancient Hebrew text is the nation’s most exciting archaeological find since the Dead Sea Scrolls, which it predates by a millennium. Hebrew University of Jerusalem Professor Yosef Garfinkel, leading the excavation where the shard was discovered, said the site is […]

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