In video aired during meeting with dozens of Arab news crews, president wishes younger generation in Arab countries ‘success in creating a better society’
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- 1 July, 2015 Second Temple-era ritual bath found under house Couple from Ein Kerem in Jerusalem discovered during renovations that a 2,000-year-old mikveh was right underneath their floors, giving credence to theory that there was a Jewish settlement at the site.
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