Daily Archives: July 19, 2007

Israel’s New Activist President

Nearing his 84th birthday, Shimon Peres, a 48 year veteran of Israel's Knesset parliament, was sworn in as Israel's ninth president on Sunday.

Israel To Turkey: Return The Shiloah Tunnel Inscription

At a secret meeting held last week between Turkish ambassador to Israel Namik Tan and Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupoliansky, the latter asked that Turkey return to Israel the Shiloah Tunnel Inscription, one of the most important archaeological findings for Judaism.