2,000-year-old Maccabean-era coin found in Jerusalem

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Bronze prutah bears image of King Antiochus IV, who declared death sentence on Jews • Tower of David Museum Director Eilat Lieber: It's exciting to find Antiochus himself thrown down here between the stones and tell him: We're still celebrating Hanukkah.

The Maccabean-era bronze prutah | Photo credit: Israel Antiquities Authority
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Iranian amusement park has children firing fake bullets at Netanyahu puppet

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The park, which opened near the second largest city in Iran, Mashhad, targets boys 8 to 13 years in age and is free to visitors.

Iranian amusement park has children firing fake bullets at Netanyahu puppetThe City Of Games for Revolutionary Children. (photo credit:MEMRI).
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Media Critique: Time’s “Fields of Fire”

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In this article Time magazine violates all rules of objectivity, consistently presenting Palestinians in a positive and sympathetic light, while portraying Israelis as callous murderers.

Wael Imad, a violent attacker, is described in warm, humanistic terms: a "lively 14-year-old" who receives "allowance" from "Daddy." "A rubber bullet thwacked into Wael's shin. Thin and small for his age, he reached down and rubbed the stinging wound with one hand... Wael Imad's stricken mother arrived at the chaotic main gate of Shifa Hospital."

Israelis, on the other hand, are characterized as bloodthirsty thugs: "The tall, crew-cut young man lifted a Maccabi beer bottle and bragged like a high school quarterback after a perfect touchdown pass... Their faces shone with admiration. The braggart pointed to his M-16A3."
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