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marble tablet with Hebrew inscription
 

Posted on: December 16th, 2015

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The surprising discovery supports the belief there used to be a Jewish settlement in the Kursi Beach National Park.

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King Hezekiah’s Seal
 

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015

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This external evidence further establishes the veracity of the biblical account of the nation of Israel’s empires going back some 3,000 years.

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The 8th century BCE seal, "the closest thing to the king himself."
 

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015

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The 2,700-year-old seal of King Hezekiah the "closest thing to the king," says archaeologist.

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kid with artifact
 

Posted on: November 25th, 2015

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An 8-year-old Israeli child made a significant archaeological discovery while hiking with his family in the Judean Foothills region, west of Jerusalem.

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Southern candle — 2-3 century CE
 

Posted on: November 25th, 2015

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The Hanukkah commandment is to light the candles at the front door, or in a window overlooking the street, so they may be seen by passersby, as an announcement of the miracle.

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Early men eating humus
 

Posted on: November 24th, 2015

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The seeds found in the prehistoric sites indicate that the human diet consisted mainly of fava beans, lentils, various types of beans and chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus.

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Working on the 1,700-year-old mosaic in Lod
 

Posted on: November 16th, 2015

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Another beautiful, ancient and detailed mosaic is uncovered in Lod, and ready to be displayed to the public this week.

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The Akra dig in Jerusalem
 

Posted on: November 3rd, 2015

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A recent discovery has solved one of Jerusalem’s biggest historical mysteries: the location of the Acra, the fortified compound in Jerusalem built by Antiochus Epiphanes, ruler of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.

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A view of the 'Arabian Citadel' taken from "downtown Palmyra" in February 2005. The priceless UNESCO site is being systematically destroyed by ISIS, and the citadel was struck in a 2015 Russian air strike on the terrorists.
 

Posted on: November 3rd, 2015

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The citadel at the ancient city of Palmyra was struck during multiple air strikes on an ISIS terrorist base by Russian fighter pilots.

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The Arch of Triumph in the ruins of the ancient city of Palmyra is now another casualty of radical Islam as practiced by ISIS terrorists in Syria.
 

Posted on: October 6th, 2015

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A third archaeological treasure at Palmyra in Syria has been destroyed by ISIS: the Arch of Triumph.

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Israel Antiquities Authority workers conserving the mosaic.
 

Posted on: September 29th, 2015

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A rare 1,500 year old mosaic exposed in the Kiryat Gat industrial park is featured at the park's Sukkot festival.

A male figure sculpted on the sarcophagus cover, possibly the image of the deceased.
 

Posted on: September 3rd, 2015

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An extremely rare sarcophagus has been uncovered at a building site in Ashkelon.

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University of Birmingham Qur'an may be the world's oldest.
 

Posted on: September 2nd, 2015

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Fragile pages of possibly the world's oldest Qur'an could pre-date the birth of Islam's founder, prophet Mohammed.

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A photo of part of the ruins of ancient Palmyra during a visit by a tourist in 2007.
 

Posted on: August 31st, 2015

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ISIS destroys a new, majestic part of the Syrian UNESCO World Heritage site, Palmyra.

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Dr. Joe Uziel, codirector of the excavation from the Israel Antiquities Authority, sitting atop the stepped structure from the Second Temple period.
 

Posted on: August 31st, 2015

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The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has made an exciting announcement: A 2,000-year-old podium may have been found in the City of David section of the Old City of Jerusalem. A unique stepped structure exposed on the street ascending from the ‘Siloam Pool’ to the Temple Mount is raising questions among the researchers at IAA. The […]

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The archaeological ruins at Palymra in Syria: Decumanus Maximus.
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2015

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ISIS beheaded the chief archaeologist of the ancient city of Palmyra and hung his headless body there.

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The stone altar above may have been used for sacrificial offerings in ancient Shiloh long after the time of the Tabernacle.
 

Posted on: August 12th, 2015

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The panel made it the duty of the military commander in the area to enforce making the site accessible.

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A cave was discovered with a 2000-year-old Mikvah (Jewish ritual bath) inside, in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: August 5th, 2015

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While building in Arnona, a 2000-year-old Mikvah was found, but what was found in the Mikvah was even more interesting...

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Prof. Harry Jol & Nicole Awad conducting a Ground Penetrating Radar survey at the site of the Great Synagogue of Vilna in Lithuania.
 

Posted on: July 29th, 2015

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Israeli, Lithuanian and American researchers have tracked down the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna.

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Israeli Arab Knesset member (Ra'am- Ta'al / Joint Arab List)  Masoud Ganaim at an Education committee meeting in the Israeli parliament in 2012.
 

Posted on: July 27th, 2015

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An Israeli Arab MK tells a radio interviewer the two Jewish Holy Temples in Jerusalem did not exist.

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