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January 6, 1996 | From Religion News Service
One of the great mysteries for biblical scholars and believers is exactly where the Ark of the Covenant stood in the temple King Solomon built in Jerusalem nearly 3,000 years ago. The Ark of the Covenant itself--the wooden chest used to store the stone tablets on which the Ten Commandments are believed to have been written--has been lost in the dust of history.
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January 6, 1996 | From Religion News Service
One of the great mysteries for biblical scholars and believers is exactly where the Ark of the Covenant stood in the temple King Solomon built in Jerusalem nearly 3,000 years ago. The Ark of the Covenant itself--the wooden chest used to store the stone tablets on which the Ten Commandments are believed to have been written--has been lost in the dust of history.
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January 22, 1993 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The lights in the elegant reception rooms flicker on and off, the press center has enough dirt on the floor to grow potatoes as it awaits new tiles and the telephone connections are often scratchy. But New Orient House at 8 Abu Obeidah St. in East Jerusalem is now functioning as the political headquarters of the Palestinian leadership in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip--a development that for many symbolizes their nation's coming of age.
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December 30, 1995 | MICHAEL KRIKORIAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It is among the most revered sites in all of Christianity--the place where Jesus was crucified and buried, then rose from the dead. But for decades, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has deteriorated as the three denominations that control the holy site--the Greek Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Armenian churches--argued over plans to renovate its venerated dome.
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December 30, 1995 | MICHAEL KRIKORIAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It is among the most revered sites in all of Christianity--the place where Jesus was crucified and buried, then rose from the dead. But for decades, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has deteriorated as the three denominations that control the holy site--the Greek Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Armenian churches--argued over plans to renovate its venerated dome.
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January 22, 1993 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The lights in the elegant reception rooms flicker on and off, the press center has enough dirt on the floor to grow potatoes as it awaits new tiles and the telephone connections are often scratchy. But New Orient House at 8 Abu Obeidah St. in East Jerusalem is now functioning as the political headquarters of the Palestinian leadership in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip--a development that for many symbolizes their nation's coming of age.
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