Avni said knowledge of the period has advanced over the past 20 years.
Senior government sources said they were cracking down on town-hall boycotts because they “undermined good community relations, poisoned and polarised debate and fuelled anti-Semitism”.
On October 18 2008, officials of VW conducted their own investigation of the “car crash.” VW spokesman Peter Thul claimed that someone with access to Haider’s car key could have manipulated the limo’s electrics which control the engine’s ‘brain:’ Here & Here.
It is being alleged that Haider was driving at high speed.
“People have the right to elect local representatives able to make decisions free of central government political control.
That includes withdrawal of investments or procurement on ethical and human rights grounds.
Ahead of Easter, Israel’s antiquities authority opened up its vast storeroom to reporters on Sunday for a peek at unearthed artifacts from the time of Jesus.
Experts say they have yet to find direct archaeological evidence of Jesus Christ, but in recent years have found a wealth of material that helps fill out historians’ understanding of how Jesus may have lived and died.
“There’s good news,” said Gideon Avni, head of the archaeological division of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
“Today we can reconstruct very accurately many, many aspects of the daily life of the time of Christ.” Israel is one of the most excavated places on the planet.
Local councils, public bodies and even some university student unions are to be banned by law from boycotting “unethical” companies, as part of a controversial crackdown being announced by the Government.
Under the plan all publicly funded institutions will lose the freedom to refuse to buy goods and services from companies involved in the arms trade, fossil fuels, tobacco products or Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.