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Loving Israel as a Christian, The Blessings and Curses (Guest Tommy Waller)
 
Updates from Kuneitra, Syria [video]

August 29, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 29, 2014 - 1:08 PM
 
Soldier Dies from Wounds in Rocket Attack

August 29, 2014 - 12:33 PM
 
A Grand Total of 50 Muslims in Michigan Condemn ISIS

August 29, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
Funeral Begins from Lakewood Yeshiva Student Aaron Sofer

August 29, 2014 - 11:48 AM
 
Dutch Pension Fund Rejects BDS

August 29, 2014 - 10:37 AM
 
Al Qaeda and ISIS are Israel’s New Northern Neighbors

August 29, 2014 - 9:38 AM
 
Netanyahu Meets with House Armed Services Members

August 28, 2014 - 11:49 PM
 
Mashaal Vows Cease-Fire a Step to New ‘Resistance’ War against Israel

August 28, 2014 - 11:00 PM
 
ISIS Slaughters 450 Captured Syrian Soldiers Since Wednesday

August 28, 2014 - 8:37 PM
 
Update: Lakewood Confirms Sofer’s Body Was Found in Jerusalem Hills

August 28, 2014 - 8:31 PM
 
Comedian Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 28, 2014 - 8:09 PM
 
Run Away… Run Away… [photos]

August 28, 2014 - 7:28 PM
 
Echoing Cease-fire, Britain’s Jews and Muslims Call for Peace

August 28, 2014 - 6:56 PM
 
27 Israelis Arrested for Drug & Weapons Trafficking, Helping Hezbollah

August 28, 2014 - 6:38 PM
 
Israeli Arabs Arrested for Lebanon Ties

August 28, 2014 - 3:39 PM
 
Erdoğan Sworn in as Turkish President

August 28, 2014 - 3:26 PM
 
IDF Fires Warning Shots Near Gaza Fence

August 28, 2014 - 2:51 PM
 
Shaath: US Pressured Israel to Drop Demilitarization Demand

August 28, 2014 - 2:49 PM
 
PLO Calls for War Crimes Investigations

August 28, 2014 - 2:39 PM
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Archaeology
Archaeologist Benyamin Storchan standing at the bottom of the steps in the immersion chamber.
 

Posted on: April 10th, 2013

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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.

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Senior research microscopist Joseph G. Barabe.
 

Posted on: April 9th, 2013

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Barabe’s team was part of an effort organized by the National Geographic Society to authenticate the Gospel of Judas.

Ceramic model of church unearthed near Ashkelon
 

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

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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.

Excavation in progress at Tell Khaiber, Iraq
 

Posted on: April 5th, 2013

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“Terah took Abram his son, and Lot…and Sarai… from Ur…to go to the land of Canaan.” No one has ever found Ur – until now, with a “breathtaking find” of a 4,000-year-old public building near Ur.

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Toxic vapor coming out of the "gates of hell."
 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2013

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The place was popular with the tourists of the ancient world, the pilgrims.

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Excavation site in northern Israel where remains of a Stone Age village were found.
 

Posted on: March 13th, 2013

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Signs of the agricultural revolution in the Stone Age were found in northern Israel. Archaeologists discovered remains of an ancient village, along with sexual symbols.

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Posted on: March 13th, 2013

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Israel’s Antiquities Authority detectives have their hands full trying looking for thieves who rob the country of one of its greatest treasure – history. A thief was caught with a 300-year-old parchment of the Torah.

The donkey burial found at Tel Haror. Note the 1992 find of the donkey's skull with the bridle bit in the box at right.
 

Posted on: March 12th, 2013

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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.

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Posted on: March 11th, 2013

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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 researcher with the University of Humboldt in Berlin, told the newspaper that information she received from archaeologists working at the site, also known as Sheikh Abada, revealed that bulldozers have […]

atra kadisha
 

Posted on: March 10th, 2013

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

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Retired Sergeant Jarom Vahai
 

Posted on: March 6th, 2013

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

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Remains of Byzantine era liquid extraction installation found under Tel Aviv-Yafo
 

Posted on: February 20th, 2013

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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.

Hundreds of artifacts were found by the police at a home in the Galilee
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2013

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Police in the northern Galilee city of Galilee raided a home in an Arab village this week and recovered 300 coins and artifacts, some of them dating back to the Hellenistic and Roman periods 2,000 years ago. The stolen cache included arrowheads, glassware, oil lamp fillers. One glass jar was from the Byzantine period. Nir […]

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Handle of a footed marble basin decorated with Seilenoi heads, the 1st century BCE.
 

Posted on: February 14th, 2013

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

Damaged section of Avdat National Park
 

Posted on: January 30th, 2013

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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.

kanka
 

Posted on: January 17th, 2013

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

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Tel Shiloh
 

Posted on: January 10th, 2013

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

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A tractor working on the Temple Mount, Dec. 24th.
 

Posted on: December 30th, 2012

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

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The flint implements that were exposed during the excavation.
 

Posted on: November 8th, 2012

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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.

 

Posted on: November 4th, 2012

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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.

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