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King Hezekiah’s Seal Discovered in Jerusalem

This external evidence further establishes the veracity of the biblical account of the nation of Israel’s empires going back some 3,000 years.

Evidence of Plant Dyes Found in King Solomon Era Textiles

The textiles date to King Solomon’s reign, in the Iron Age (eleventh–tenth centuries BCE), and some are decorated with a red-and-blue bands pattern.

Remains of Earliest Modern Human Outside of Africa Unearthed in Israel

Discovery of jawbone pushes back history of Homo sapiens migration by at least 50,000 years.

First: Hasmonean Building Uncovered in the City of David

It is only now that remains of a building from this period in the city’s history are being exposed.

Steinberg Family, Birthright-Israel Turned Personal Tragedy into Eternity

The Steinberg family and Birthright Israel have transformed a one family's tragedy into eternal heritage for others.

BBC Yanked Israeli Film on Jewish Exodus from Jerusalem (video)

The BBC strikes again. Known for its bias against Israel, it said that a documentary claiming that man “Palestinians” of today actually are descendants of Jews did “not fit editorially.” How true.

1,000 Year Old Gold Treasure Found by Divers in Caesarea

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

Rare Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Donkey in Israel

At about the same time the Jewish people were slaves in Egypt, a young donkey was sacrificed in what is now Israel and was placed under a house. In a rare discovery, Archaeologists found the skeleton.

New French Jewish UNESCO Chief: the Organization Must Change

After the vote, Azoulay said, "if my nomination is confirmed, my first action would be to restore the agency's credibility and the confidence of member states in its ability to confront the challenges that only UNESCO can face."

Update: Antiquities Authority Mystery Solved: It’s a Gadget

A few months ago, a maintenance worker at a Jerusalem cemetery discovered a suspicious object, concealed in an ancient structure on the grounds.

National Treasures from Israel Antiquities Authority Now Accessible Via Internet

The archeological treasures in the Rockefeller Museum of Jerusalem can now be accessed online.

Archaeologists Find Ancient Chisel that May Have Helped Build Kotel

The chisel was found along with a gold bell that may have been on the clothes of the High Priest.

Holding Up Ancient ‘Jerusalem’ Papyrus, Netanyahu Condemns UNESCO’s ‘Scandalous’ Resolution

"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.

Byzantine Era Golden Treasure Uncovered at Foot of Temple Mount

Dr. Mazar estimates the treasure was abandoned during the Persian conquest of Jerusalem, in 614 CE.

PA Archaeological Thief Caught Red-Handed Digging Up Artifacts

Archaeological artifacts are some of Israel’s most cherished treasures. They also are cherished by thieves, but the Antiquities Authority has caught one of them, a PA Arab, red-handed.

Old Meets New

While building in Arnona, a 2000-year-old Mikvah was found, but what was found in the Mikvah was even more interesting...

Egyptian Culture Rife in Israel ‘For Years’ After Exodus

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

Million-Year-Old Cave Found in Shomron

A million-year-old cave was discovered in western Samaria during work to move the security fence nearer the Jewish community of Tzofim, located east of...

Hungarian Archaeologists Unearth Herod’s Fortress, Ritual Bath, East of Jordan River

The architecture of the Herodian bath is very similar to the baths and cisterns discovered in nearby Qumran (across the Dead Sea).

Ancient Mystery Solved: Hellenistic Citadel that Restricted Jewish Rule in Hasmonean Jerusalem [photos]

A recent discovery has solved one of Jerusalem’s biggest historical mysteries: the location of the Acra, the fortified compound in Jerusalem built by Antiochus Epiphanes, ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.

New Texts Found in ‘Dead Sea Scroll’ Caves

Digging for the past sometimes is possible by simple looking at what already has been found.

Netanyahu Honored in Hebron by Jewish Community

"The Jewish nation continuously votes in favor of the continuation of the Jewish settlement in Hebron."

Dramatic Kinneret Discovery: Climate Crisis Ruined Ancient Empires

If the effects of “global warming” today are going to be anything like those of the 3,200-year-old drought and cold wave that, according to research in the Kinneret, existed in the Middle East, watch out.

Part of Enormous 1,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Hospital Shown to Public

In Old Jerusalem, you need an archaeologist before you can build a restaurant. That is how the Israel Antiquities Authority discovered a 19-foot high Crusade-era hospital building.

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