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More Light Rail Train Windows Shattered by Arab Stone Throwers

October 26, 2014 - 9:43 AM
 
Fund Headed by Kerry’s Wife Donated to Anti-Israel ‘Conflict Kitchen’

October 26, 2014 - 9:41 AM
 
Police Car Caught on Film Running Away from Arab Stone Throwers

October 26, 2014 - 9:34 AM
 
Arab Arrested with Fireworks Launchers Hidden in Car [video]

October 26, 2014 - 9:16 AM
 
Hamas Testing Rockets

October 26, 2014 - 9:06 AM
 
Israeli Envoy: Jordan King Blasting Israel to Appease his Arab Allies

October 26, 2014 - 8:04 AM
 
Lebanon Soldier Abducted in Tripoli

October 26, 2014 - 7:03 AM
 
Jerusalem Arabs Riot but Police Have the Upper Hand

October 25, 2014 - 11:51 PM
 
Arabs Desecrate Mount of Olives Cemetery Again

October 25, 2014 - 11:43 PM
 
Two More Wounded Syrians Brought to Israel

October 25, 2014 - 11:26 PM
 
Lebanon Army and ISIS Battle it Out in Tripoli

October 25, 2014 - 11:24 PM
 
Israel Beats Out US for $525 Million Arms Sale to India

October 25, 2014 - 11:00 PM
 
Palestinian Authority-American Shot Dead while Trying to Kill Jews

October 25, 2014 - 10:33 PM
 
State Department Continues Grudge Match Against Ya’alon

October 25, 2014 - 10:20 PM
 
Nina Pham Released from Hospital, Ebola Free

October 25, 2014 - 9:35 PM
 
Update: Court Postpones Arab Riot-Funeral

October 25, 2014 - 9:21 PM
 
Israel Falls Back Tonight

October 25, 2014 - 8:54 PM
 
‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorism in NYC and Canada Follow Orders from ISIS

October 25, 2014 - 8:51 PM
 
Iran Executes Reyhaneh Jabbari for Killing Her Rapist

October 25, 2014 - 8:17 PM
 
Over 12,000 Israelis and Tourists Dance to Electronic Beats at Masada

October 25, 2014 - 7:09 PM
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Archaeology
digs stone
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2013

News & ViewsArchaeology

Researchers were able to establish that this was later a place of Jewish dwellers.

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Bark from Cinnamomum verum, which is found naturally in southern India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar; another form of cinnamon comes from Cinnamomum cassia, found naturally in China,  Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar.
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2013

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Cinnamon, once thought to have been carried on trade routes in ancient Israel, may have been made along the northern Israeli coast and not just in Africa and India, as previously thought, Israeli researchers told LiveScience. They analyzed 27 flasks from archaeological sites in Israel dating back 3,000 years and found that the compound that […]

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Various finds from the fill layer of the end of First Temple period: oil lamps, LMLKstamped handles and female figurines.
 

Posted on: August 18th, 2013

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This fascinating find will be presented at Megalim's Annual Archaeological Conference which will take place on Thursday, August 29th in the City of David.

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The remains of an 8th century BCE fortification system – a mud brick wall comprised of internal and external dykes circling a wharf.
 

Posted on: August 15th, 2013

News & ViewsArchaeology

18 ft. high fortifications dating back to the 8th century BCE were discovered in the harbor of the ancient Philistine city.

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A gold coin and three items inlaid with gold that adorned jewelry.    Authority
 

Posted on: August 7th, 2013

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Researchers have found 400 Byzantine coins, 200 Samaritan lamps, an ancient ring with an inscription and gold jewelry, but what were they doing in a refuse pit from the Byzantine period?

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Part of an enormous Jerusalem hospital building dating to the Crusader period from the years 1099-1291
 

Posted on: August 5th, 2013

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In Old Jerusalem, you need an archaeologist before you can build a restaurant. That is how the Israel Antiquities Authority discovered a 19-foot high Crusade-era hospital building.

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An oil lamp fragment found on a dig in the ancient Jewish village of Shikhin in the Lower Galilee in northern Israel
 

Posted on: August 4th, 2013

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”Shikhin,” in northern Israel, is mentioned many times in the Talmud. Its location had not been known until a US-led team of archaeologists found it, along with an ancient synagogue.

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Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar displays a jar fragment unearthed near the Temple Mount, bearing an inscription in the Canaanite language. Dated to the tenth century BCE.
 

Posted on: August 1st, 2013

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This might be the earliest example of written Hebrew found to date.

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The southern city gate, a typical four-chamber Iron Age gate, with the Valley of Elah in front.
 

Posted on: July 18th, 2013

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One of the world's most famous battles took place in this area, between David and Goliath.

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Posted on: July 10th, 2013

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Headstones of hundreds of Jewish graves, which were buried to hide them from the Nazis, have been unearthed in Vienna, a discovery of “high historical value,” according to one local Jewish official. Senior Jewish community official Raimund Fastenbauer told Fox News Wednesday that the significance of the discovery is on scale with that of the […]

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Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar displays a jar fragment unearthed near the Temple Mount, bearing an inscription in the Canaanite language. Dated to the tenth century BCE.
 

Posted on: July 10th, 2013

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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

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Archeological excavations at Tel Hazor, in northern Israel, have just unearthed a Sphinx belonging to one of the ancient pyramid builders.
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

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Discovery of historic proportions: Excavations at Tel Hazor reveal one-of-a-kind Sphinx fragment of one of the builders of the pyramids.

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Posted on: July 7th, 2013

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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 the northern metropolitan Tel Aviv city of Kfar Saba and several miles west of Maaleh-Ginot-Karnei Shomron and Kedumim. Construction was being carried out to move the security fence closer to Tzofim […]

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The excavation of an early Canaanite home is taking place right next door to the moshav homes.
 

Posted on: June 30th, 2013

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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.

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This small ceramic lamp was probably used by Jews hiding in the Great Revolt during the siege of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago
 

Posted on: June 27th, 2013

News & ViewsArchaeology

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

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Archeological digging at Siebenberg Museum.
 

Posted on: June 26th, 2013

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The Siebenberg House Museum in Jerusalem’s Old City Reopens to Public.

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Newly-discovered section of an ancient highway that led from Yafo (Jaffa) to Jerusalem during the Roman Empire
 

Posted on: June 25th, 2013

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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.

Nicholas Bellantoni, state archeologist, left, Stuart Miller, professor of Hebrew, history and Judaic studies look down into the site of a old US mikveh
 

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

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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.

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Archaeologists have discovered that Jews at the Sobibor death camp built a tunnel in an attempt to escape the gas chambers.
 

Posted on: June 9th, 2013

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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.

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Lod Mosaic, 1,700 years old, is the first official Israeli exhibition at the Louvre
 

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

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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.

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