Philistines

News for Philistines

Shimshon, a lesson for all time

Shimshon, a lesson for all time

The laws of a Nazarite in this week's reading are one reason the Haftorah is about Shimshon (Samson) the Nazarite, but the connection is much deeper than a simple comparison.Rabbi Sholom Gold, 22/05/2018 23:56
Pal-Arabs are counterfeit

Pal-Arabs are counterfeit

Why is there no ‘Palestinian’ rebel group mentioned in ancient Roman history, as for example the Jewish Zealots are? Victor Sharpe, 08/03/2018 09:07
Ancient bones cast new light on Goliath's people

Ancient bones cast new light on Goliath's people

Excavation at ancient cemetery in southern Israel unearths fascinating insights into the biblical Philistines.Daphne Rousseau, 10/07/2016 16:57
Basic Societal Norms

Basic Societal Norms

Amalek breached all the norms of civilized humanity.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 06/11/2014 18:09
A Jewish Perspective on Hamas

A Jewish Perspective on Hamas

Ancient Jewish history can put the present into perspective and enable us to take the long view, but not everything has a precedent. Rochel Sylvetsky, 17/09/2014 07:20
Confusing The World With the Facts on "Palestine"

Confusing The World With the Facts on "Palestine"

Palestine is a geographical area, not a nationality. Eli E. Hertz, 26/01/2014 10:31
Holy Site Desecration Traced to Philistine Era

Holy Site Desecration Traced to Philistine Era

PA Arabs are not the first to desecrate holy sites. Archaeologists discover Philistines may have done the same 3,100 years ago. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 13/11/2012 11:56