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Archaeology
The concealed wooden doors opened to reveal stairs leading to an ancient mivkah.  The mikvah is a Jewish ritual pool that has been used for thousands of years -- to this day --  for various purification purposes.
 

Posted on: July 1st, 2015

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An ancient mikvah is discovered beneath a Jerusalem living room.

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The archaeological ruins at Palymra in Syria: Decumanus Maximus.
 

Posted on: June 21st, 2015

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ISIS terrorists have mined and booby-trapped Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.

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Ancient city at Khirbet Qeiyafa and shards that were discovered from the period of King David.
 

Posted on: June 16th, 2015

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"Who Are You, Eshbaʽal Ben Beda?" The fourth inscription revealed so far dating to the Kingdom of Judah.

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Oil lamp found in the excavation near teh Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway.
 

Posted on: June 10th, 2015

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Widening "Highway 1" has unearthed the church, oil lamps, a mosaic floor and mother-of-pearl shells.

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A rare, 1000 year old ketubah written in Aramaic in the town of Tzur by the scribe Yosef HaKohen son of Yaakov HaKoen.
 

Posted on: May 26th, 2015

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An extremely rare 1,000-year-old ketuba inscribed in Aramaic is now on exhibit in the National Library in Jerusalem.

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Music scene from 5,000-year-old seal found in northern Israel.
 

Posted on: May 26th, 2015

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Woodstock was not so original, according to Israeli archaeologists.

Section of  2,000-year-old aqueduct discovered near HaHoma in southern Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: May 21st, 2015

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“With Joy Shall Ye Draw Water…”

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Ruins along the ramparts of Masada.
 

Posted on: May 19th, 2015

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An American woman has died in Israel after possibly suffering heat stroke and falling while hiking at Masada.

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Western Wall caretakers cleaning the ancient stones.
 

Posted on: May 19th, 2015

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Israel's new government has approved a five-year plan to upgrade and develop the area around the Western Wall.

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An ancient wine press uncovered in Jerusalem
 

Posted on: May 17th, 2015

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A Jerusalem jogger stumbled over an ancient wine press that hadn't been there before. The Israel Antiquities Authority was stumped...

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Grave robber
 

Posted on: May 10th, 2015

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In a dramatic ambush operation, Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) officials caught two would-be grave robbers red-handed as they tried to pilfer an ancient Roman period burial site in the Galilee today.

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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: May 5th, 2015

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The oldest copy of the Ten Commandments in the world is on display at Israel's national museum.

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Faience amulets depicting images of Egyptian gods.
 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2015

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Israeli archaeologists prove Egyptian culture was rife in Israel "for years" after the Exodus.

Tent over excavation site in downtown Tel Aviv.
 

Posted on: March 29th, 2015

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The discovery would be a death blow the PA claims that Tel Aviv is "Palestinian" if it weren't for the fact that that Arafat was born in Egypt.

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One of the archaeologists who discovered an apparent Nazi hideout in the jungle of Argentine.
 

Posted on: March 24th, 2015

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Nazi symbols were written on the walls of a building that may have been designated as shelters for Nazi leaders.

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Bar Ilan Campus
 

Posted on: March 15th, 2015

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The Minerva Center for the Relations between Israel and Aram in Biblical Times: The Construct of Autonomous Decision Making and Interdependencies” the Minerva Center is being awarded by the Minerva Foundation.

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Officials of the Israel Antiquities Authority and members of the Israeli Caving Club search for finds in the cave.
 

Posted on: March 9th, 2015

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Three Israeli Caving Club hikers found the cache in a stalactite cave in northern Israel.

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Posted on: March 5th, 2015

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The house, which is made up of simple mortar and stone walls that was cut into a rocky hillside, was first discovered in the 1880s by nuns at the Sisters of Nazareth convent.

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Gold Coins
 

Posted on: February 17th, 2015

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The largest hoard of gold coins ever discovered in Israel was found in recent weeks on the seabed in the ancient port of Caesarea.

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Ancient wine jug found along with 1,500-year-old grape seeds in the Negev.
 

Posted on: February 12th, 2015

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The discovery of 1,500 year-old grape seeds may explain why the wine of the Negev so renowned in the Byzantine Empire.

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