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A Trip To Jericho With IPCRI

The story of Joshua breaking through the walls surrounding Jericho makes for a catchy song. However, there is a debate among archeologists regarding the authenticity of the events as told in the Bible. According...

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Who Cares Where Ashkenazi Jews Come From?

Why does anyone care where Ashkenazi Jews come from? And who exactly are the ones doing the caring? Medical researchers care. Historians care. Population geographers care. Genealogists care. Antisemites care. And Jews care. Did...