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Hundreds of Jewish Gravestones Found in Vienna

4 Av 5773 – July 10, 2013
Headstones of hundreds of Jewish graves, which were buried to hide them from the Nazis, have been unearthed in Vienna, a discovery of “high...

Oldest Alphabetical Written Text Found near Temple Mount

The oldest known Hebrew writing from ancient Jerusalem dates back to the 8th century. Archaeologists now have found an older alphabetical text, not in Hebrew, from the time of Kings David or Solomon

Search for Strong Egyptian Leader Ends in Tel Hazor Dig

2 Av 5773 – July 9, 2013
Discovery of historic proportions: Excavations at Tel Hazor reveal one-of-a-kind Sphinx fragment of one of the builders of the pyramids.

Million-Year-Old Cave Found in Shomron

1 Av 5773 – July 7, 2013
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...

Stone Age, Canaanite, Arrowheads and Blades Found in Judean Foothills

23 Tammuz 5773 – June 30, 2013
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.

Archaeologists Find 2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Siege in Jerusalem

20 Tammuz 5773 – June 27, 2013
History records the siege of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, but archaeologists never have found evidence of the famine that plagued Jews – until now.

Jerusalem Home Harbors Buried Second Temple Artifacts

19 Tammuz 5773 – June 26, 2013
The Siebenberg House Museum in Jerusalem’s Old City Reopens to Public.

Section of 1,800-Year-Old Road Discovered in Jerusalem

17 Tammuz 5773 – June 25, 2013
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.

Rare Discovery of Mikveh in New England Rewrites US Jewish History

4 Tammuz 5773 – June 11, 2013
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.

Underground Tunnel Discovered at Former Sobibor Death Camp

2 Tammuz 5773 – June 9, 2013
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.

Israeli 1,700-year-old Mosaic on Display at Louvre Museum

14 Sivan 5773 – May 22, 2013
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.

Highway Construction Uncovers Spectacular 1500-Year-old Mosaic

4 Sivan 5773 – May 12, 2013
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.

Second Temple Era Key Exposed at New Highway Site

28 Iyyar 5773 – May 8, 2013
Excavations are mandatory prior to the start of public works in Israel.

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

22 Iyyar 5773 – May 1, 2013
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.

King David Era Find ‘Buried’ by Authorities for Political Reasons

9 Iyyar 5773 – April 19, 2013
Soon the area will be handed over to the PA.

Hamas Bulldozes UN Heritage Site for Terrorist Training Grounds

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 16, 2013
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.

Ancient Monument Underwater in the Kinneret

2 Iyyar 5773 – April 12, 2013
Researchers say the shape and composition of the structure does not appear to be a natural formation.

A Rare Second Temple Period Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

1 Iyyar 5773 – April 10, 2013
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.

Archeological Chemists Authenticate Ancient Text with Egyptian Wedding Certificate

30 Nisan 5773 – April 9, 2013
Barabe’s team was part of an effort organized by the National Geographic Society to authenticate the Gospel of Judas.

Rare 1,500-Year-Old Wine Press and Church Model found in Israel

29 Nisan 5773 – April 8, 2013
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.

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