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King Solomon

Jerusalem Comes to Jamaica

Bob Schulman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Legends of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba live on, as do tales of the hoopoe bird.

Is the King Solomon Story Really About Mediating or Judging?

Mark Baer | Posted 06.27.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

It's amazing how many ways Biblical text can be interpreted and the fact that the same people are willing to interpret the exact same text differently for their own selfish and self-serving purposes, as the need arises.

Cellist Zuill Bailey - On Nico Muhly and Ernest Bloch

Sean Martinfield | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Cellist Zuill Bailey's latest recording, Muhly & Bloch, combines the world premiere recording of Nico Muhly's Cello Concerto with Ernest Bloch's Schelomo and Three Jewish Poems.

What Is the Perfect Relationship?

Francis Levy | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

How many times are you ready to sever the baby and destroy everything for the sake of an ego which is doomed to die anyway?

Six Clay Seals Discovered In Israel Linked To Era Of Kings David And Solomon

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.20.2014 | Religion

A Mississippi State University archaeological team uncovered six official clay seals at a dig in southern Israel -- offering some support for the reig...

Transitions: What I Learned Sitting in a Sukkah

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

With the Festival of Sukkot, we mark a transition. The great gift that Judaism holds out to us it to be mindful of the phases of our lives, so that we don't rush through it, thoughtlessly, but we take a moment to step out of the rat race.

Too Great a Mystery for One Day

Rev. Kenneth Tanner | Posted 02.24.2014 | Religion
Rev. Kenneth Tanner

How can gratitude for this gift be confined to a day or a season? Every moment -- all our breaths -- ought to resound with praise for this radical identification of God with us.

New Debate Over Fabled Mines Of King Solomon

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

Perhaps finally putting to rest a longstanding debate among experts, some researchers claim they can now definitively state that an ancient mine did e...

Michael McAuliff

Congressman: Polygamy Laws No Longer Justifiable | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's decision finding the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional opens the door to legalized bigamy and polygamy, conse...

The Queen of Sheba -- The Original Cross-Cultural Visionary

Lisa Levart | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts
Lisa Levart

During my recent trip to Morocco, there were times when it seemed like I had stepped into the movie Blade Runner. I was bombarded by a hectic energy -...

Making Friends With My Grey Hair

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 08.11.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

To deny our aging is to deprive ourselves of critical information that can focus our attention and yield deeper, lasting satisfactions. True perspective -- and, I'd argue true peace of mind -- can only come from an open and full embrace of reality.

The Daredevil's Doctrine

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 12.15.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

To do what they do, they must vanquish fear, build tremendous reserves of patience and remain undaunted by failure. But what else could these people have done with their unassailable talents?

Book Of Kings: Who Will Be America's Next Leader?

Walter Brueggemann | Posted 10.15.2012 | Religion
Walter Brueggemann

The old king, David, is dead. It is time to pick his successor as king. In retrospect it seems obvious that his son, Solomon, was his rightful heir. In the moment, however, the matter of succession to the throne is highly contested.

Keep Your Mask On

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 07.03.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

While it might seem "authentic" to parade around one's flawed inner world, not only is it not inappropriate to mask these character deficiencies, it is rather part and parcel of the healthy growth process of an actualized person.

Floyd Mayweather And King Solomon's Advice For Cleaning Up Washington

Rabbi Joshua Hess | Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Hess

Despite the fact that our nation is in crisis, our political leadership refuses to let its guard down long enough to abandon political posturing and to find a compromise that will improve our economic problems.

Finding Joy On The Sea Of Galilee

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 06.11.2011 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

The joy of the dancers and their friends ignited joy in me. It reminded me that it doesn't take much to connect to it. Joy has the power to lead us out of our minds and into our souls.

Still Haunted by My Children's Pain: Was My "Tough Love" Worth It?

Martha L. Wellington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Martha L. Wellington

As has been documented again and again, divorce crashes a child's world.

Jerusalem Wall May Provide Proof For Bible Stories

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli archaeologist said Monday that ancient fortifications recently excavated in Jerusalem date back 3,000 years to the time o...

Arabia Felix 103: Despite Crippling Travails, Yemen Draws Eager Tourists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

The inhospitable terrain, weather and occasional kidnapping of foreigners may keep the faint-hearted at bay, but itinerant archeologists, scholars and adventure seekers still flock to Arabia Felix.

Ark Of The Covenant Revealed

Weekly World News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

**UPDATE** There has been no followup news to this event and we had determined it is more than likely a hoax or a fraud. We will continue to update y...