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Why I Chained Myself to the Temple Mount
 
EU Warns Trump Not to Move US Embassy To Jerusalem From Tel Aviv

January 16, 2017 - 11:41 PM
 
IDF Chief of Staff to Undergo Medical Procedure

January 16, 2017 - 11:35 PM
 
Germany Blames Israeli Presence in Judea, Samaria for Continued Conflict with Palestinian Authority

January 16, 2017 - 11:30 PM
 
Monkey See, Monkey Flees Ramat Gan Safari

January 16, 2017 - 9:23 PM
 
Qatar Donates Millions to Save Hamas From Gaza Electricity Crisis

January 16, 2017 - 9:10 PM
 
El Al Pilots Threaten New Work Slowdown

January 16, 2017 - 8:32 PM
 
Hamas Headquarters Destroyed by Israel in Ramallah, Binyamin Region

January 16, 2017 - 7:52 PM
 
‘Women and Jihad’ in Israel

January 16, 2017 - 7:14 PM
 
Arab Rioter Killed Near Tekoa [video]

January 16, 2017 - 5:11 PM
 
Knesset Committee Approves ‘V15 Law’ Limiting Campaign Contributions

January 16, 2017 - 4:59 PM
 
Israel Tax Authority: FATCA Working Both Ways, US Accounts Belonging to Israelis Reviewed

January 16, 2017 - 3:06 PM
 
Dozens of ‘Death Herd’ Camels Confiscated, Caused Fatal Road Accidents [video]

January 16, 2017 - 2:27 PM
 
Inspired Rally Protesting Supreme Court Flights of Fancy with Helium Balloons

January 16, 2017 - 1:31 PM
 
It Took 6 Years: Israel, PA, Sign Politics-Free Water Deal

January 16, 2017 - 10:42 AM
 
Overnight: Emergency Declared in Neria Following Intrusion

January 16, 2017 - 9:52 AM
 
As Trump Confirms Kushner Will Broker Israel-PA Deal, Don’t Take Jared for Granted

January 16, 2017 - 9:45 AM
 
Stoning Terrorist Attacks in Judea, the Jordan Valley

January 15, 2017 - 11:24 PM
 
Windshield of Israeli Bus Smashed While Driving Near Tekoa

January 15, 2017 - 11:10 PM
 
Full Text: Paris ‘Peace’ Summit Joint Declaration, January 15, 2017

January 15, 2017 - 10:58 PM
 
Iran Received ‘Billions’ From Obama Administration in Cash, Gold & Assets

January 15, 2017 - 10:37 PM
 
UK Attended Paris Summit in ‘Observer Status’ Only

January 15, 2017 - 9:45 PM
 
UK Sends Junior Delegation to Paris Summit in Deference to Trump

January 15, 2017 - 8:08 PM
 
Israel Crossing Authority Foils 1,226 Attempts to Smuggle Contraband Into Gaza

January 15, 2017 - 7:31 PM
 
Police Officer Hurt, Patrol Vehicles Damaged in Rahat Stoning Attack

January 15, 2017 - 7:18 PM
 
Hundreds Rally Against Anti-Israel Paris ‘Peace’ Conference

January 15, 2017 - 4:11 PM
 
Report: French Fund Pro-BDS NGOs Possibly Tied to Terrorists

January 15, 2017 - 3:10 PM
 
Knesset Rejects Bill Calling to Appoint Replacement for Netanyahu ‘Just in Case’

January 15, 2017 - 2:32 PM
 
Reports: 72 Diplomats in Paris to Stop Short of Recognizing ‘Palestinian State’

January 15, 2017 - 1:40 PM
 
Archaeological Digs in Nazi Death Camp Unearth Victims’ Personal Effects

January 15, 2017 - 12:42 PM
 
IDF Destroys Hamas Position in Gaza

January 15, 2017 - 12:05 PM
 
No Joy in Yeshivaville: Ringling Brothers Strike their Tent after Passover

January 15, 2017 - 11:07 AM
 
Pew: Republicans Love Israel, Democrats Only So-So

January 15, 2017 - 10:10 AM
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The excavations at Sobibór uncovered signs of mechanical equipment used by the Nazis to dismantle the camp.
 

Posted on: January 15th, 2017

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A pendant discovered in Sobibór bears close resemblance to one owned by Anne Frank.

Timna
 

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

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Tel Aviv University archaeology team confirms donkey stables, livestock pens in Timna date back to the time of Kings David and Solomon.

The Sussita saddle-ridge area which leads towards the city itself and the areas of excavation along it.
 

Posted on: January 10th, 2017

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Surprisingly, the theater appears to have formed part of a large sanctuary, played an important role in religious ceremonies.

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One of the hikers at the entrance to the cave.
 

Posted on: January 3rd, 2017

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Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judaean lowlands.

On days such as these, the IDF Alpine Unit is out. The snow clearing and rescue unit of the Hermon practices skiing, climbing, shooting, and rescue drills in snow covered regions. The unit is comprised of reserve soldiers who were formerly part of other elite units and who volunteered to serve.
 

Posted on: December 27th, 2016

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A winter wonderland in the Golan Heights and rainy weather in the rest of Israel is a blessing that will help fill Lake Kinneret with much-needed water.

A fragment of the chalk bowl from the Hasmonean period, which is engraved with the name “Hyrcanus."
 

Posted on: December 22nd, 2016

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Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?

Tomb raiders caught at Horvat Maskana excavation site.
 

Posted on: December 14th, 2016

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Three grave robbers were caught as they were raiding a burial cave excavation in northern Israel, stealing precious artifacts.

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Israel Antiquities Authority conservators return the sultan’s seal to its original place upon completion of the conservation treatment.
 

Posted on: December 13th, 2016

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The familiar seal of sultan Abdul Hamid II, builder of Jaffa's clock tower, is once again on display on the city’s famous landmark.

Both sides of the Freedom of Zion coin
 

Posted on: December 12th, 2016

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The coin bears on one side a vine leaf and the statement 'Freedom of Zion.' On the opposite side it bears a standing cup and the statement 'Second year of the great rebellion' – the year 67 CE.

Dr. Gil Gambash (L) and Prof. Yasur- Landau with the inscription
 

Posted on: December 1st, 2016

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'For the first time, we can state with certainty the name of the Roman prefect of Judea during the critical period leading up to the Bar Kochva revolt.'

The complete rare jug after being restored in the laboratories of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
 

Posted on: November 23rd, 2016

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“It literally happened on the last day of the excavation, when right in front of our eyes and the of the thrilled students, an unusual ceramic vessel c. 18 cm high was exposed, bearing the image of a person."

Visitors at the archeological site of Shiloh in Judea and Samaria
 

Posted on: November 23rd, 2016

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Judge Marzel ruled that the potential personal harm to the archeologists and their research justifies concealing their names.

3600-year-old-jewels-found-in-judean-foothills
 

Posted on: November 15th, 2016

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Dr. Irit Ziffer identified a pendant with an eight-pointed star as representing both Ishtar, the Mesopotamian East Semitic goddess of fertility, love, war, sex and power, as well as the Chinese moon god of the Akkadian culture.

Tomb of Absalom, Kidron Valley
 

Posted on: November 13th, 2016

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Who would desecrate the tomb of King David's son Absalom, in the ancient Kidron Valley? But someone has...

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A worker of the Israel Antiquities Authority sews fragments of the Dead Sea scrolls, in a preservation laboratory at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: November 6th, 2016

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The PA told UNESCO that the Dead Sea Scrolls are part of THEIR heritage!

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8th century CE gold coin discovered in IAA excavation in Kafr Kana.
 

Posted on: November 1st, 2016

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Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of a rare gold coin in the Lower Galilee.

The papyrus, preserved in the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Dead Sea Scrolls laboratories.
 

Posted on: October 30th, 2016

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"The money that modern forgers and dealers can make on modern forgeries is astronomical, consistently in the five and six figure range. The motivation is strong."

Tourists seen walking at the Dome of the Rock at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: October 28th, 2016

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Participants in the Jerusalem conference were particularly excited by this revelation in light of two recent UNESCO resolutions which disavowed any connection between Jewish history and the Temple Mount.

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Netanyahu holding up photo of the recently discovered "Jerusalem" papyrus.
 

Posted on: October 27th, 2016

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"That scandalous decision ... that the Jewish People have no connection to the Temple Mount, or to Jerusalem at all, is contradicted by the Bible and the entire historical record.

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The rare document from the time of the First Temple.
 

Posted on: October 26th, 2016

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In a complex enforcement operation, IAA inspectors seized a papyrus with the earliest reference to Jerusalem in an extra-biblical document, dating back to the time of the Kingdom of Judah.

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