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The Land of Milk and Jam?


After referring to the Levant for thousands of years as "a land of milk and honey" simply on faith, archaeologists have finally unearthed evidence that people did farm bees there.

According to New Scientist's pretty interesting article on the matter, "Because no evidence for beekeeping had been found until now, 'honey' was deemed to mean jam."

Deemed by scholars, the writer surely means. This is one of those revelations concerning a matter about which your average person - myself included - has never known there was any doubt.

UPDATE: And here's another article from New Scientist concerning the largest study of Jewish genetics to date:

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