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World’s First King Herod Exhibit Set to Open in Jerusalem

By Daniel Estrin | Monday Jan 28, 2013
Israel’s national museum announced that it will open the world’s first exhibition devoted to the architectural legacy of biblical King Herod, the Jewish proxy monarch who ruled Jerusalem and the Holy Land under Roman occupation two millennia.

Beneath Jerusalem, an Underground City Takes Shape

By Matti Friedman | Tuesday May 31, 2011
Underneath the crowded alleys and holy sites of old Jerusalem, hundreds of people are snaking at any given moment through tunnels, vaulted medieval chambers and Roman sewers in a rapidly expanding subterranean city invisible from the streets above.

Jerusalem hosts subdued gay pride march

By Karoun Demirjian | Friday Jul 30, 2010
Thousands of Israelis marched calmly Thursday in Jerusalem’s longest gay pride parade despite opposition from anti-gay demonstrators.
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