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News and updates about Heritage Sites

Vaera: Transmitting a legacy

Parshat Va’era (Exodus 6:2-9:35): The vast difference between inheritance and heritage.

Vaera: Transmitting a legacy

Historic Scottish synagogue to feature Jewish heritage center

Center in 19th century Glasgow synagogue will feature history and stories of Scotland's Jewish community.

Historic Scottish synagogue to feature Jewish heritage center

Rafi Peretz on Deal of the Century: 'We won't buy a pig in a poke'

Minister Rafi Peretz tours Psagot: 'In Oslo they abandoned heritage sites, I won't let that happen in Deal of the Century.'

Rafi Peretz on Deal of Century: 'We won't buy a pig in a poke'player

Amnesty against Jewish heritage sites

Amnesty report argues that tourism at these sites supports the "occupation" and is an attempt to erase Palestinian connection to the area.

Amnesty against Jewish heritage sites

Preserving Israeli Heritage Sites

Meet the Council for Conservation of Heritage Sites in Israel - preserving the country's rich array of historical and archaeological sites.

Preserving Israeli Heritage Sitesplayer

Syrian Regime, Rebels Looting as Much as ISIS

New research analyzing satellite imagery finds 26% of looted sites in Kurdish or other rebel control, 16.5% Syrian regime, and 21.4% ISIS.

Syrian Regime, Rebels Destroy Heritage Sites as Much as ISIS

Wikimedia's Photo Competition Preserves Culture

The annual Wiki Loves Monuments asks participants to take photos of local historical monuments and upload them to Wikimedia.

Wikimedia's Photo Competition Preserves Israeli Cultureplayer

UNESCO Condemns Destruction of Homes in Sanaa

UNESCO condemns the destruction of ancient houses in the old quarter of the Yemeni capital.

UNESCO Condemns Destruction of Ancient Homes in Sanaa

PM Says Heritage Plan 'Linking Israelis To Roots'

Report submitted on four year anniversary of project to preserve heritage sites from all time periods throughout country.

PM Says Heritage Plan 'Linking Israelis To Roots'

Battling to Save Historic Jewish Sites in Tel Aviv

The new Tel Aviv-Yafo Heritage Fund, founded by post-hesder students, is fighting profiteers to save three historic 19th century synagogues.

Battle On to Save Historic Jewish Sites in Old Tel Aviv

'Fund Rachel's Tomb as a Heritage Site'

Chair of the Rachel's Tomb Heritage Fund calls on the government to restore security to Rachel’s Tomb by declaring it a heritage site.

'Provide Funding to Rachel's Tomb as a Heritage Site'

Tomb of Rambam to be Declared Heritage Site

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has instructed his office to add the tomb of Maimonides in Tiberias to the list of heritage sites.

Tomb of Rambam to be Declared Heritage Site

Arabs Riot at Rachel's Tomb

Local Arabs hurled rocks at Jews who came to pray at the holy site.

Arabs Riot at Rachel's Tomb

Is Israel Conceding Rachel's Tomb as PA Site?

The PA wants UNESCO to declare the Patriarchs’ Cave and Rachel’s Tomb as its heritage sites. Israel is excluding them from its own list.

Is Israel Conceding Rachel's Tomb as PA Heritage Site?