Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a curious double tale of an ancient ritual pool and two Australian soldiers during WWII.
The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.
The exact location is secret because of safety concerns. How long before the PA claims it is theirs?
The location of the gas chambers at the notorious Sobibor death camp has been revealed, Yad Vashem announced Wednesday.
The archeological treasures in the Rockefeller Museum of Jerusalem can now be accessed online.
One advantage of erosion of stones at the Kotel is more cracks for people to place prayer notes.
All of the coins are stamped on one side with a chalice and the Hebrew inscription “To the Redemption of Zion”...
The UNESCO World Heritage Committee hasdeclared the caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha to be a World Heritage Site. The site joins the Old City of...
In the Second Temple period Jewish settlement found in Hebron, linking the old and the new, an ancient Hebrew stamp saying "KIng of Hebron" was also found.
A rare monastery seal was discovered in a Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem -- and presented to the Greek Orthodox Patriarch, who noted its importance.
The chisel was found along with a gold bell that may have been on the clothes of the High Priest.
A surprised group of hikers stumbled across human bones in a Gush Etzion cave. But what they actually found was even more astounding.
A gold signet ring naming Egyptian Pharaoh Seti I was found in an ancient coffin in the Jezreel Valley.
In a secret ceremony held Tuesday, officials inaugurated the site of King Solomon's coronation in the City of David.
The Jews who were ready to buy Second Temple history are no less guilty than the Arabs who stole and tried to sell it.
Israel’s image of an archaeological center of the world gets a new boost.
A new display in Jerusalem is showcasing the oldest-known masks in the world, believed to have originated 9,000 years ago, long before Purim. The 11...
Digging for the past sometimes is possible by simple looking at what already has been found.
A 15th century mikveh was discovered at the location of the last synagogue in the old Jewish quarter of Girona in Catalonia, Spain. The discovery...
The site reached the peak of its development in the Hellenistic period (3rd century BCE).
“Hello, Israel Antiquities Authority? Look, I am cleaning out my basement and there is a whole bunch of pottery and other stuff here that...
This discovery was first announced in JewishPress.com in April 2013. The longest water tunnel ever discovered in Israel is being excavated in Jerusalem, near the...
'All the elders of Israel came to the king [David] to Hebron, and King David made a convenient with them in Hebron… In Hebron, he was king over Judea for seven years and six months…. (Samuel 2, Ch. 5).'
Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.
A special event next week at the National Library of Israel will debut a display of ancient Jewish texts found in a cave in Afghanistan. The...