Sunday, March 11, 2018

Netanyahu opens UN exhibition on Jewish history

ARCHAEOLOGY AND POLITICS: NETANYAHU OPENS U.N. EXHIBIT HONORING 3,000 YEARS OF JEWISH HISTORY. "There is a long history that is being cherished by us and by the friends of the Jewish people and the friends of truth and is being denied by those who seek to erase the history of our people" (Daniel J. Roth, Jerusalem Post).
NEW YORK – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened an exhibit at the United Nations on Thursday that presents historical evidence of the Jewish people’s presence in Jerusalem centuries before the Christian era.

Titled “3,000 Years of History: Jews in Jerusalem,” the exhibit was initiated by Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon and Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze’ev Elkin.

Among the archeological finds on display at UN headquarters are a 1,700-year-old seal “belonging to the governor of the city” found in the Western Wall Plaza, a seal bearing the name of King Hezekiah from the eighth century BCE, and a seventh century BCE seal with the inscription “the fifth to Netanyahu, his sons and his relatives.”

Dead Sea Scrolls too. And also the Tel Dan Stele.

For the Hezekiah seal, see here and links. For more on the Tel Dan Stele see here and here.

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