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1st-Century House Unearthed in Nazareth Could be Jesus’s Childhood Home

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.

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.

Ancient Grape Seeds in Negev May Help Re-Create 1,500-Year-Old Wine

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

Remembering Babylon: New Exhibit Explores Roots of Jewish Life in Iraq

Until now we had been unable to tell the complete story of the Babylon Exile and to understand what actually happened to all the Jewish refugees once they were forced out of Judah.

Ancient Leviathan Fossils Found in Arava Valley

Archaeologists and scientists have found remains of what may have been an ancient Leviathan in the Arava Valley, not far from the Dead Sea.

Jewish Money in the Civil War to be Shown in Jerusalem

Two rare 150-year-old tokens issued by a kosher restaurant from the U.S. civil war period are to be shown this week in Jerusalem.

King Tut’s Beard Glued Back On Improperly

The damage to the mask is irreversible, both from the epoxy, and from the scratches from trying to get the extra glue off.

Tomb of Unknown Egyptian Queen Discovered

The tomb of a previously unknown Egyptian queen has been discovered at Abu Sir.

Hamas Posts New ‘Dung’ Claiming Temple Mount Tunneling

Once again, Hamas has produced a bunch of dung about Israel's activities on -- and under -- the Temple Mount. Do Arabs really believe it?

Fragment of 1,700-Year-Old Menorah-Adorned Bracelet Discovered on Hanukkah

The question now is this definite proof that Jews lived in the ancient settlement near Carmel?

Unique 65-Foot Long Entrance Discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace

Excavations also turned up hidden tunnels dug by Jewish rebels in the period of the Bar Kokhba Revolt.

Centuries before Hanukkah: Remains of 8,000-Year Old Olive Oil Found in Galilee

“This is the earliest evidence of the use of olive oil in the country, and perhaps the entire Mediterranean basin."

‘House of David’ Rock on Exhibit at NY Metropolitan Museum of Art

The ‘homely’ ancient rock, discovered in 1993, adds evidence of King David’s existence.

2,800 Year Old Farm House Uncovered in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin

An impressive 2,800 year old farm house, which comprised twenty-three rooms, was uncovered in recent weeks during archaeological excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is carrying out in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin.

The Use of Fire May Have Begun In Israel 350,000 Years Ago

If fire indeed was invented in Israel, will the Boycott Israel movement stop lighting matches?

Second Temple Era Military Outpost Discovered, Possibly Destroyed By Alexander the Great

Both the town and the tower were destroyed in a violent fashion. A layer of ash shows they were burnt.

New App Puts Dead Scrolls on iPhone and iPad

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." (Genesis 1:1)

Herod’s Castle Hidden Under the Police Station

Remains of Herod's Jerusalem castle have been excavated and opened to the public.

Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

A 2,000 year old stone fragment bearing an official Latin inscription dedicated to the Roman Emperor Hadrian is found in Jerusalem.

Archaeologists Uncover Tale of Ancient Mikveh and WWII Australian Soldiers

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a curious double tale of an ancient ritual pool and two Australian soldiers during WWII.

Rare ‘Four Species’ Coin from Bar Kochba in Display in Israel

The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.

Huge Stalactite Cave Discovered Near Gush Etzion

The exact location is secret because of safety concerns. How long before the PA claims it is theirs?

Sobibor Death Camp Gas Chambers Uncovered

The location of the gas chambers at the notorious Sobibor death camp has been revealed, Yad Vashem announced Wednesday.

National Treasures from Israel Antiquities Authority Now Accessible Via Internet

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

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.

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