Jerusalem History: The First and Second Temples

No visitor to Jerusalem can escape hearing references to the First Temple and the Second Temple. Learn more about the historical time periods when two different massive Jewish temples stood approximately where Al Aqsa Mosque is now located.

Population Diversity in Belize

An extraordinarily diverse yet tiny population allows Belizeans to be doubly proud of their heritage—once for their family’s background (Maya, Creole, Garífuna, Mennonite, etc.) and again for their country. Here’s an overview of Belize’s diverse demography.

A Brief History of Nome, Alaska

Alaska expert Don Pitcher gives a brief overview of the history of Nome, from the start of its gold-mining days to its role in World War II to its current tourism industry.