1st century tablets mention Jesus

November 30, 2016

A set of lead tablets apparently engraved in the 1st century A.D. presents a very different Jesus. But even if it’s ancient, that doesn’t make it authentic.

Jews allowed to pray on Temple Mount

October 27, 2016

During the recent Sukkot holiday, Israeli news sources report that Jews were allowed to pray on the Temple Mount for the first time in nearly 2,000 years.

World War I, round three

October 18, 2016

I’ve used the word neo-Ottoman to describe Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan before, but it’s only just hit me how accurate that is.

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