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Posted on: June 30th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Archaeological excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority done prior to laying down a sewer line turned up evidence of human habitation 9,000 years ago.
Posted on: June 27th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
History records the siege of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, but archaeologists never have found evidence of the famine that plagued Jews – until now.
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The Siebenberg House Museum in Jerusalem’s Old City Reopens to Public.
Posted on: June 25th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Greetings from the Roman Empire! Thanks to the need to install a new drainage pipe, archaeologists have dug up for the first time a well-preserved section of an ancient road in the capital.
Posted on: June 11th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The mikveh barely existed in 19th century American, where Jewish immigrants turned against religion. But one has been found in Connecticut, and it is more similar those in Israel than in the US.
Posted on: June 9th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
More evidence that Jews tried to change their fate at the hands of the Nazis: Archaeologists discovered that Jews at the Sobibor death camp built an escape tunnel but apparently didn’t live to use it.
Posted on: May 22nd, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Israelis are familiar with archaeological finds dating back centuries and sometimes thousands of years. Now the world’s most popular museum, the Louvre, exhibits a 1,700-year-old mosaic found in Lod.
Posted on: May 12th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The most unexpected benefits from extending Israel’s north-south superhighway has been a wealth of archaeological discoveries, the latest being a spectacular mosaic from the 4th-6th centuries.
Posted on: May 8th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Excavations are mandatory prior to the start of public works in Israel.
Posted on: May 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
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.
Posted on: April 19th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Soon the area will be handed over to the PA.
Posted on: April 16th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
After Israel threw out Jews from Gaza and gave greenhouses to the Palestinian Authority to prosper, the PA turned them into terror training camps. Now Hamas does the same at a World Heritage site.
Posted on: April 12th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Researchers say the shape and composition of the structure does not appear to be a natural formation.
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Israeli archaeologists love highway contractors. Excavation for new roads frequently digs up history, and this time they struck it rich, finding a rare mikveh from the late Second Temple Period.
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Barabe’s team was part of an effort organized by the National Geographic Society to authenticate the Gospel of Judas.
Posted on: April 8th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The ancient port of Ashkelon was a key point for trading Israeli wine. Archaeologists have unearthed a huge wine press and rare ceramic church model near the city’s old highway.
Posted on: April 5th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
“Terah took Abram his son, and Lot…and Sarai… from Ur…to go to the land of Canaan.” No one has ever found Ur – until now, with a “breathtaking find” of a 4,000-year-old public building near Ur.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The place was popular with the tourists of the ancient world, the pilgrims.
Posted on: March 13th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Signs of the agricultural revolution in the Stone Age were found in northern Israel. Archaeologists discovered remains of an ancient village, along with sexual symbols.
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