The Temple Mount Sifting Project was established following the illegal removal of 9,000 tons of earth from the Temple Mount by Israel's Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement and the Waqf.
A rare and impressive array of ritual baths and underground systems used by rebels during the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
The surprising find was discovered in excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority before the construction of Highway 200.
The numerous archaeological findings from the City of David unambiguously link the Jewish people to Jerusalem.
'The hoard constitutes evidence of the Persian invasion at the end of the Byzantine period, which led to the abandonment of the site.'
At the site of the battle were found the remains of the trenches, along with 35 bunkers and caves.
'The ancient road passed close to the Israel National Trail and we believe that it will spark interest among the hikers.'
What makes this dolmen so unique is its huge dimensions, the structure surrounding it and, most importantly, the artistic decorations engraved in its ceiling.
Archaeologists are saying this phenomenon has been repeated recently because of an urban (tent compound?) myth.
'No one can argue with the written artifact. There was an ancient synagogue here and the synagogue was built in its current form in recent centuries.'
Temple Mount Crowdsifting Project Discovers Shells of Snails Used for Making Blue Fringes (Tekhelet)...
The Singer family from Jerusalem made the unexpected discovery.
Tel Aviv University, Hebrew U., UC San Diego researchers: New evidence says geomagnetic force 'spiked' in 8th century BCE
Israel's envoy to UNESCO says the exhibit is a reminder that Jews were expelled by force from the Temple Mount.
'This is one of the most exciting archaeological discoveries, and the most important in the last 60 years, in the caves of Qumran.'
The robber was using a metal detector and a shovel.
A new path running among two-thousand year old ritual baths that were used by pilgrims visiting the Temple Mount is to be inaugurated at the Ophel site in the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park.
The punishment for illegal trading in antiques is two years in jail. Harming a dig site will get you five years.
A pendant discovered in Sobibór bears close resemblance to one owned by Anne Frank.
Tel Aviv University archaeology team confirms donkey stables, livestock pens in Timna date back to the time of Kings David and Solomon.
Surprisingly, the theater appears to have formed part of a large sanctuary, played an important role in religious ceremonies.
Engravings of a Seven-Branched Menorah and a Cross were Discovered by Hikers in an Ancient Water Cistern in the Judaean lowlands.
A winter wonderland in the Golan Heights and rainy weather in the rest of Israel is a blessing that will help fill Lake Kinneret with much-needed water.
Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?
Three grave robbers were caught as they were raiding a burial cave excavation in northern Israel, stealing precious artifacts.
The familiar seal of sultan Abdul Hamid II, builder of Jaffa's clock tower, is once again on display on the city’s famous landmark.