Articles in "Human Interest"

Scans Show Traces of the Original Dimensions of the Tefach, Biblical Measurement Unit Used by Ancient Israelites

Storage jars form one of the main ceramic vessels that were produced and abundantly used ever since pottery was invented.  The need to ...

Israeli Team at International Mathematical Olympiad Comes Home with 6 Medals

All six members of Israel's high school team to the 61st International Mathematics Olympiad won medals including a gold medal, two silver ...

In First, Rural Temple Era Ritual Bath Exposed in Israel’s North

A 2,000-year-old mikveh, a ritual bath, was recently uncovered in salvage archaeological excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority ...

Israel Prepares for Yom Kippur, Sukkot Services Under COVID-19 Restrictions

Synagogues across Israel will open in a very limited fashion on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, and will be completely ...

Unique Collection of 130,000 ‘Tweets’ from 19th Century Jerusalem given to Hebrew U

Postcards once served as the Twitter and WhatsApp of travelers, a platform for short messages quickly jotted down and easily mailed. For ...

On the Eve of Rosh Hashanah: Israel’s Population Grows to 9.25 Million

Israel’s population stands at 9,246,000 at the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and grew by 150,000 over the past year, ...

Grim Outcome of COVID-19: Israelis Die Alone and Remain Undiscovered for Days – But There is a Solution

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic has forced many social changes and the subsequent lockdowns have been detrimental to the ...

President Rivlin Celebrates 81st Birthday with Cartoon Exhibition of Israeli Presidents

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin opened on Monday at his official residence in Jerusalem an exhibition of cartoons of Israeli presidents ...

Flourishing Canaanite Palatial Site Suddenly Abandoned 3,700 Years Ago – Now We Know Why

A team of Israeli and American researchers has uncovered new evidence that shows that an earthquake may have caused the destruction and the ...

Groundbreaking Study Finds Literacy in Kingdom of Judah was Widespread

A groundbreaking study conducted by Tel Aviv University in conjunction with a forensic handwriting examiner which examined texts from the ...