Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.
Posted on: March 13th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
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.
Posted on: March 12th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
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.
Posted on: March 11th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
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 […]
Posted on: March 10th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The protesters were claiming that there are Jewish burial caves nearby, which may not be disturbed.
Posted on: March 6th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Vahai believes those historic monuments were built for world navigation purposes.
Posted on: February 20th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
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.
Posted on: February 19th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
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 […]
Posted on: February 14th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Lionized as “the greatest builder in human history,” King Herod was also demonized for his cruelty and his shady religious origins.
Posted on: January 30th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
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.
Posted on: January 17th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
The artifact was stolen from the location where it had been found, still lodged in the wall.
Posted on: January 10th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
An uncovered broken clay pitcher embedded in a layer of reddish ashes completes the story of the devastation of Shiloh.
Posted on: December 30th, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
The Waqf, a Jordanian Muslim religious body entrusted with the management of the Temple Mount, has been renovating the site for years.
Posted on: November 8th, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
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, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
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.
Posted on: October 21st, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
Tests conducted on olive trees on Jerusalem's historic Mount of Olives are the oldest known trees in the world, according to a study released on Friday conducted by the National Research Council of Italy Trees and Timber Institute.
Posted on: October 18th, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
In a rare instance of breaking step with the Arab world, Russia’s envoy to the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) caused the organization to defer condemning Israel in a series of votes on Wednesday.
Posted on: October 15th, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
Desagneaux spoke of “the important archaeological projects that French archaeologists had helped to uncover in Palestine,” including the Qumran Caves.
Posted on: September 27th, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
The aim of the Israelis, according to this group, is to transform these areas into segregated prayer enclosures and synagogues for Jewish women.
Posted on: September 3rd, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
The sale of a 185-room hotel at the entrance of Jerusalem on August 16 was not just a 17.5 million dollar real estate acquisition by Australian multi-millionaire Kevin Bermeister, but one investment in a broader and more calculated strategy to make Jerusalem a global tourism capital. Up next: a subway system servicing the Old City and a Jerusalem International Airport in the nearby desert.
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