Shelly Hanover

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Faith Crashers: Why Does God Kill People in the Old Testament?

There is a growing refrain among non-theists: reading the Bible made me an atheist. Commonly, they point to difficult to understand Old Testament …

Theology

The US professionals quitting the rat race to become farmers

<b>Farming has always been a hard way to make a living.</b><p>Now, a small but - anecdotally - growing group of Americans are leaving the structure and security of an office job for the gruelling, yet rewarding work of earning money from the land.<p>Some want to be a part of improving the food supply for …

Watch a Trailer for the Documentary GMO OMG

Filmmaker <b>Jeremy Seifert</b> digs deep into the current controversy surrounding GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and their stronghold on the American agricultural system. The resulting documentary, lightheartedly called <b>GMO OMG</b>, promises a look at the "encroaching darkness of unknown health and …

5 Ways Your Healthy Diet Is Making You Tired

Who doesn't wish for more energy at least a few dozen times a day? Of course, you know that a good night's sleep, regular exercise, and effective …

Archaeologists race against time and turmoil to save Gaza's ancient ruins

ST. HILARION, Gaza Strip — The ruins of this ancient complex sit on dunes by the sea, a world away from Gaza City's noise and bustle. Up in the sky, birds compete for space with children's kites flying from a nearby farm.<p>St. Hilarion's Monastery, a reminder of the time in late antiquity when …

Archaeology

Jaffa, an Israeli city in flux

The 4,000-year old port is experiencing a cultural regeneration, but as the bohemians, boutiques and bistros move in, the secular city is striving to preserve its down-to-earth charm.<p>At sunrise in Jaffa, the familiar skyline dotted with mosques, churches and palm trees has a new background of …

Israel's mysterious ‘Grand Canyon’

Uncover Maktesh Ramon, a vast lunar landscape hidden in the heart of the Negev desert.<p>Roughly the size of New Jersey and well known for being home to the Dead Sea, Jerusalem and Lake Galilee, tiny Israel has a gigantic secret that many travellers have never heard of. But word is slowly spreading …

A Bedouin’s trail through Petra

See a different side to Jordan’s most popular attraction, following winding back roads and worn rock-cut staircases to rarely-visited monuments and panoramic vistas.<p>Once the capital of the Nabataean Arab's trading empire, with its giant temples and tombs chiselled out of swirling raspberry-ripple …

Tower of David museum Jerusalem Israel

Sunrise Over the Masada Desert Fortress

<i>[box type=”note”]We’re currently traveling in Israel – exploring the historical city of Jerusalem, venturing into the Judaean Desert, and hiking the</i> …

Masada Herod's Palace Moonrise

Looking East from the Temple Mount, Jerusalem

A 190-Calorie, Healthy Chicken Recipe You'll Make All Summer Long

Courtesy of chef Anthony Stewart at the Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa comes this tasty chicken recipe—which, coolly enough, he came up with <i>exclusively</i> for you guys!<p>Here's the nutritional info (per serving): 190 calories, 2.5g fat, 16g carbohydrates, 3g fiber, 9g sugar, 19g protein. Plus, it's …

Florida’s stunning island sanctuary

Amid the theme parks and overdeveloped beach fronts, Sanibel Island is a slow-paced, family friendly refuge that cuts against all Sunshine State stereotypes.<p>Amid Florida’s theme parks and overdeveloped beach fronts, a slow-paced, family friendly refuge cuts against all Sunshine State stereotypes. …

A road trip to Jordan’s unsung sights

From the place where Moses died to a city that hopes to become the next Dubai, the country’s lesser-known gems are peppered along a 370km route between the Dead Sea and the Red Sea.<p>The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, currently one of the safest countries in the Middle East, is a small country of …

Kick back on a kibbutz

From eco villages to rural holiday resorts, one of Israel’s most influential ideas has had to change with the times.<p>In a country of hi-tech start-ups, the kibbutz remains perhaps the most influential idea to come out of Israel. However, the modern definition of the word, which comes from the Hebrew …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Wallet-Opening Apps

<b>What smartphone apps are worth spending money on?</b> <i>Asked on Twitter by @MadonnaPatricia</i><p>The short answer: lots of them. For all the embarrassment of …