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Archaeologists from Tel Hai College, the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced the discovery of a 4,000-year-old dolmen, a large table-like stone structure, near Kibbutz Shamir in the Upper Galilee. The dolmen is marked by its huge dimensions and the artistic decorations engraved in its ceiling.
According to the Israel Antiquities Authority, the dolmen was discovered inside a large chamber measuring 2 by 3 meters, and was covered by an enormous stone estimated to weigh at least 50 tons, one of the largest stones ever used in the construction of dolmens in the Middle East. The dolmen itself was enclosed in an enormous stone heap (tumulus) approximately 20 meters in diameter, and its stones are
State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan has officially announced that the police probe into the submarine affair is now a fully blown criminal investigation.
He said that the police probe had uncovered sufficient evidence to warrant a criminal investigation against several of the people implicated in the affair, including Prime Minister Netanyahu’s personal lawyer David Shimron.
It is not clear whether Netanyahu himself is under investigation. A senior legal commentator has said that even if, as of now
Avi Roeh, Yesha Council chairman, reacted on Tuesday to the eviction of the Ofra families by claiming these evictions are just a prelude to further construction in the community.
“After we are evacuated from here we will look forward to the further construction of hundreds and thousands houses in Ofra. It is the duty of the people of Israel to expand the borders of the Land and further implant our roots”, stated Roeh.
Two protesters have been arrested for attacking police officers and eight
The digital Rights Movement has said it intends to appeal to the Supreme Court to annul the National Biometric Database Law the Knesset adopted on Monday night.
Nir Hirshman, the movement’s spokesperson said that the movement intended to appeal the law on the grounds that it was contrary to the public interest. “Such a database provides hostile state and non-state players with a tempting cyber-attack target. If a cyber attack against the database was successful, the fallout could be
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman justified Israel’s response to Sunday night’s rocket attack, saying it was important send a clear and unequivocal message that Israel is serious about its zero tolerance policy regarding rocket attacks on its territory. “We will not accept a situation where Hamas or any other Islamist terrorist movement feels they take pot shots at us with impunity.
We have no intention of initiating military action in Gaza but will not tolerate any rocket drizzles”. He