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2,300-Year-Old Village Discovered Outside Jerusalem

The site reached the peak of its development in the Hellenistic period (3rd century BCE).

Archaeologists Find Largest, Oldest Near East Wine Cellar in Israel

The Land of Milk and Honey also is the Land of Wine, not only today with wines that have won world prizes but also 3,700 years ago, according to a new discovery by a US-led archaeological team.

New Exhibition Tells Story of Sussita as Israel Transitioned from Paganism to Christianity

The most fascinating finding in this context is a trove of 24-karat gold buckles and an amulet against indigestion.

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.

Archaeologists Discover 10,000 Years of History near Beit Shemesh

Archaeologists are having a field day in excavations prior to the widening of a highway west of Jerusalem and have found evidence of the change from a rural to urban society 5,000 years ago.

Multispectral Imaging Reveals Ancient Hebrew Inscription Undetected for Over 50 Years

Military correspondence from the First Temple period was found on the reverse side of a well-studied artifact at The Israel Museum.

Inspired by ‘Indiana Jones,’ Israeli Kid Discovers 2,500-Year-Old Artifact

An 8-year-old Israeli child made a significant archaeological discovery while hiking with his family in the Judean Foothills region, west of Jerusalem.

American Tourist Dies in Tragedy at Masada

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

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.

Lost First-Temple Jewish City Discovered Under IDF Training Base

According to the finds, the site remained abandoned for years and resettled in the Byzantine period, by a Christian population.

Hasmonean Period Stone Bowl Engraved with Rare Hebrew Inscription ‘Hyrcanus’ Discovered

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

Egyptian Amulet Bearing Name of Pharaoh Found in Soil from Temple Mount

The Temple Mount Sifting Project was initiated in response to the illegal removal of tons of earth from the Temple Mount by the Waqf in 1999.

Germany To Fund Joint Bar-Ilan, Leipzig Universities Research Center

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.

PA Caught Digging in Area of Maccabee Era Artifacts

The Palestinian Authority for years has been trying to destroy evidence of the existence of the Holy Temples, and new fears have arisen that...

Students Earn Travel to Poland Digging Up 2000-Year-Old Mikvahs Outside Bet Shemesh

A rare and impressive array of ritual baths and underground systems used by rebels during the Bar Kokhba Revolt.

Caesarea National Park and Roman Amphitheater Sold by Greek Orthodox Church to Secret Investors

Officials at the Israel Lands Authority, JNF and the Israel National Parks Authority were shocked when the sale was announced. No one was notified in advance.

Cologne Building Museum in Historic Jewish Quarter to Fight Anti-Semitism

Over its history, the Jewish community of Cologne has suffered persecutions, many expulsions, massacres and destruction.

ISIS Grinds Iraq’s Oldest Christian Monastery to Rubble

U.S. soldiers prayed in the ancient monastery during their deployment in Iraq.

Hikers Discover Engravings of Menorah and Cross in Judaean Lowlands Water Cistern

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

Proof of ‘Solomon’s Copper Mines’ Found in Israel

The Timna Valley copper mines in southern Israel are considered to date back to ancient Egypt, but Tel Aviv University archaeologists now reveal they actually are from the period of King Solomon.

Report: Robbers Destroyed Mysterious ‘Skull Cave’ in Hasmonean Fortress

Apart from the cave of the skulls, the volunteers found dozens of new, illegal excavation sites, as well as the remains of the bonfires that the robbers lit on the progressively eroding mosaic floor at the top of the fortress.

US to Spend $750,000 Conserving Ancient Jewish Site as ‘Palestinian Heritage’

Eroding the Jewish heritage of Solomon's pools much like the Arabs have neglected and permitted the erosion of the pools and their distribution system since the pools were handed over to them by the Oslo Accords, is a slap in the face of the Jewish nation.

Israel Researchers Discover Some of Western Wall Stones Wearing Away

One advantage of erosion of stones at the Kotel is more cracks for people to place prayer notes.

3100 Year Old City Could Date Back to David and Solomon

One of the world's most famous battles took place in this area, between David and Goliath.

Archaeologists Discover Egypt Occupied Tel Aviv 5,000 Years Ago

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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