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February 13, 1955

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1955 Israel acquired 4 of the 7 Dead Sea scrolls from Time/Life Inc., with an option to purchase the other three over the next three months. Israel’s President, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, said a deal like … Continue reading

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December 30, 1993

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1993 the Vatican officially recognized Israel as a sovereign nation. When asked why it took so long (Israel declared itself a nation in May 1948), Pope John Paul II answered that these things take … Continue reading

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