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Excavation Reveals Spot Where Romans Breached Jerusalem’s Wall 2,000 Years Ago

18 Tishri 5777 – October 20, 2016
Fascinating evidence of breaking through Jerusalem’s Third Wall at the end of the Second Temple period was discovered in an excavation where the new Bezalel campus will be built.

Israeli Jewish Leaders Furious at UNESCO Rejection of Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

12 Tishri 5777 – October 13, 2016
Israeli Jewish leaders and lawmakers across the board are livid over the UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem.

PM Netanyahu : UNESCO Resolution is ‘Theater of the Absurd’

PM Netanyahu invited members of UNESCO to take a trip to the Arch of Titus to view the treasures of the Holy Temple and refresh their historic memories.

National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel Taking Shape in Jerusalem [video]

8 Tishri 5777 – October 9, 2016
Among the many artifacts on display will be breathtaking mosaics, laboratories for the treatment of artifacts, the Dead Sea scrolls, intriguing, 7,000 year-old objects, and an audiovisual presentation projected in the National Treasures center.

Large First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Excavated in Central Israel

25 Elul 5776 – September 28, 2016
Minister Miri Regev said “the uncovering of these finds joins a long list of discoveries that enlighten us about our historic past, a past that is manifested in our country’s soil and in the writings of the Book of Books.”

Ein-Gedi Scroll Target of Hi-Tec Recovery Mission

20 Elul 5776 – September 22, 2016
A scientific research paper further unveils the unique technological methods used for revealing the biblical text in an ancient scroll dated back to late antiquity.

Fisherman’s House Discovered on Ashkelon Beach

17 Elul 5776 – September 20, 2016
As part of a project being led by the IAA and aimed at educating young people about their past, dozens of boys and girls were engaged in the challenging work of unearthing the coastal city’s past.

Rare Roman Gold Coin Found in Jerusalem Dig

13 Elul 5776 – September 16, 2016
The coin probably came from one of the rich 2000-year old Jewish dwellings which the UNC Charlotte team have been uncovering at the site.

Largest Archaeological Garden Ever in Israel Inaugurated at IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv

10 Elul 5776 – September 13, 2016
The largest archaeological garden ever established in the State of Israel was inaugurated Monday at Camp Rabin, in the IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv.

Salt Cave Collapses Near Lot’s Wife in Sodom — Family Escapes

8 Elul 5776 – September 10, 2016
A rock avalanche close to Sodom has caused a salt cave to collapse near Lot's Wife. A family barely made it out in time.

1,500 Year Old Stable Exposed in Negev Canyon

5 Elul 5776 – September 8, 2016
The one-meter thick layer of droppings that was found leaves no room for doubt that donkeys, sheep and goats lived there in antiquity.

Archaeologists Restore Second Temple Courtyard Flooring with Help from Mathematician

3 Elul 5776 – September 6, 2016
Frankie Snyder said he succeeded in restoring the ornate tile patterns “using geometric principles, and through similarities found in tile design used by Herod at other sites.”

Archaeological Evidence of the Kingdom of David

27 Av 5776 – August 30, 2016
Israeli archaeologists will present to the public the new evidence recently uncovered of the truth of the Biblical kingdom of David.

3,500 Year Old Treasures Retrieved from the Sea by Electric Plant Worker

19 Av 5776 – August 23, 2016
Among the many artifacts is a hand grenade that was common in Israel during the Crusader, Ayyubid and Mamluk periods.

Israel: Okay to Demolish 30 Illegal Structures in “Arab” Susiya

14 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
As the US and EU double down on Israel, the state says it can take down 30 illegal shacks in Arab Susiya, but won't decide yet.

Rare Roman Period Frescoes Discovered in Galilee

6 Av 5776 – August 10, 2016
The New finds precede the earliest mosaics discovered at the site by a hundred years.

Islamic Guards Attack Archaeologists on Temple Mount “for Picking Up Olives”

22 Tammuz 5776 – July 27, 2016
Six Israeli archaeologists visiting the Temple Mount compound were attacked by employees of the Jordanian Waqf.

High School Students Help Discover a Unique 1,600 Year Old Pottery Workshop in the...

“There is no other known discovery like this. It is simply one of a kind,” said IAA geologist Anastasia Shapiro.

Statue of Egyptian Official Found at Tel-Hazor

20 Tammuz 5776 – July 25, 2016
Hazor is the largest biblical-era site in Israel, covering some 200 acres, and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Baylor University Group Helps Unearth Ancient Mosaics, Coins, in Israeli Synagogue Ruins

5 Tammuz 5776 – July 11, 2016
Images portray Noah’s ark and animals, chaotic parting of Red Sea

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