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Rare Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Donkey in Israel

At about the same time the Jewish people were slaves in Egypt, a young donkey was sacrificed in what is now Israel and was placed under a house. In a rare discovery, Archaeologists found the skeleton.

Egypt Ignoring Destruction of Huge Archaeological Site

The Muslim Brotherhood regime is ignoring the “systematic” destruction of Antonopoulos, one of Egypt’s biggest archaeological sites, the Egypt Independent reported Monday. Monica Hanna, a...

Police Car Damaged, Haredim Arrested over Archeological Dig

The protesters were claiming that there are Jewish burial caves nearby, which may not be disturbed.

US Marine Cracks Mystery of Pyramids and Stonehenge (Video)

Vahai believes those historic monuments were built for world navigation purposes.

Ancient Liquid Extraction Installation Uncovered in Tel Aviv-Yafo

Digging up the streets in Israel is a great way to discover ancient history, such as a 1,500-year-old installation for extracting liquids, like wine from grapes, found in Tel Aviv-Yafo.

Police Uncover 2,000-year-old Coins Stolen by Galilee Arabs

Police in the northern Galilee city of Galilee raided a home in an Arab village this week and recovered 300 coins and artifacts, some...

King Herod Exhibition Tracing the Life of a Builder and a Murderer

Lionized as “the greatest builder in human history,” King Herod was also demonized for his cruelty and his shady religious origins.

Ancient Site Restored after Modern Vandalism

Nabatean King Obodas, revered as a deity, built the southern Negev city of Avdat 2000 years ago. Vandals tried to destroy it three years ago. Now it has been restored.

Rare Artifact Stolen from Tel Shiloh Archaeological Site

The artifact was stolen from the location where it had been found, still lodged in the wall.

Archaeological Discovery Sheds Light on the Mystery of Shiloh

An uncovered broken clay pitcher embedded in a layer of reddish ashes completes the story of the devastation of Shiloh.

Arabs Ignoring High Court Ruling, Dumping Artifacts off Temple Mount

The Waqf, a Jordanian Muslim religious body entrusted with the management of the Temple Mount, has been renovating the site for years.

Rare Neolithic Well Discovered in Jezreel Valley

The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the discovery of a rare well dating back to the Stone Age, used by the first firmers of the Jezreel Valley.

Archaeologists Find Tomb of Egyptian Princess

AP: The 4,500-year-old tomb of a Egyptian Pharaonic princess has been discovered by Czech archaeologists south of Cairo, leading experts to believe more tombs may be in the area.

Mount of Olives Trees Are World’s Oldest

Tests conducted on olive trees on Jerusalem's historic Mount of Olives are the oldest known trees in the world, according to a study released on Friday conducted by the National Research Council of Italy Trees and Timber Institute.

Russia Scuttles Anti-Israel Resolutions at UNESCO

In a rare instance of breaking step with the Arab world, Russia’s envoy to the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) caused the organization to defer condemning Israel in a series of votes on Wednesday.

Israel Shocked by French Consul General Denial of Jewish Connection to the Holy Land

Desagneaux spoke of “the important archaeological projects that French archaeologists had helped to uncover in Palestine,” including the Qumran Caves.

Arab Temple Mount Keepers Accuse Israel of Plot to Replace Mosques with… Ladies Synagogue

The aim of the Israelis, according to this group, is to transform these areas into segregated prayer enclosures and synagogues for Jewish women.

Plans Underway, Experts Convened, to Revolutionize Jerusalem by the Year 5800 (2039)

The sale of a 185-room hotel at the entrance of Jerusalem on August 16 was not just a 17.5 million dollar real estate acquisition by Australian multi-millionaire Kevin Bermeister, but one investment in a broader and more calculated strategy to make Jerusalem a global tourism capital. Up next: a subway system servicing the Old City and a Jerusalem International Airport in the nearby desert.

“We’re Not in Lodz Ghetto Anymore” – Temple Mount Activists Fight for Jewish Rights...

A renewed outcry for “Temple consciousness” has arisen with a flurry of political, religious, and social activity.

Police Admit Permitting Arab Construction at Temple’s Foundation Stone for Six Years

Two weeks ago, a complaint was filed with the Israel Police Commissioner by a group of Temple organizations, regarding revelations about Waqf work at the Dome of the Rock, which includes laying scaffolding, tools and debris on top of the sacred Foundation Stone, the Even Shtiya, which is the "rock." On Thursday the police admitted that the Muslim Waqf has been conducting infrastructure work at the the foundation stone for more than six years.

$100,000 in Gold Found in Israel Crusader Fortress

One of the largest-ever gold caches located in Israel was discovered by Tel Aviv University and the Nature and Parks Authority in a dig in the Apollonia National Park near Herzliya.

Stunning Synagogue Discovered in Huqoq

A monumental synagogue building dating to the Late Roman period (ca. 4th-5th centuries C.E.) has been uncovered in archaeological excavations at the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq in Israel's Galilee.

PA to UN: Make Church of Nativity World Heritage Site in State of Palestine

The Palestinian Authority will attempt to register the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as a world heritage site in the country of Palestine when the World Heritage Committee meets in Russia from June 24 to July 6.

The Oldest Hebrew Script and Language

Epigraphy scholar Christopher Rollston examined four contenders for the oldest Hebrew inscription – the Qeiyafa Ostracon, Gezer Calendar, Tel Zayit Abecedary and Izbet Zayit Abecedary – to explore the interplay between early Hebrew script and language.

Bilingual Boundary Stone Discovered at Tel Gezer

Archaeologists working at the Biblical site of Tel Gezer discovered a boundary stone inscribed with both Greek and Hebrew text dating to the period of conflict between the Seleucids and the Maccabees.

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