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Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer Controversy

28 Shevat 5776 – February 7, 2016
Jordan demands that Israel "return jurisdiction" over a part of the Western Wall to the Islamic Waqf.

Golan Heights Farmers Turn Syrian Bunker Into Wine Cellar

25 Shevat 5776 – February 4, 2016
A small community in northern Israel is home to a winery built in a former Syrian military bunker.

Hiker Discovers 3,500-Year-Old Egyptian Seal in Galilee

24 Shevat 5776 – February 2, 2016
Amit Haklai received an official commendation from the IAA for discovering the artifact and, even more important, for handing it over.

1,700-Year-Old Gravestones of Unknown Rabbis Uncovered in Northern Israel

17 Shevat 5776 – January 27, 2016
More evidence of ancient Jewish presence in the Land of Israel: 1,700-year-old gravestones uncovered.

Bored With Snow? Trek the Israel National Trail With Google Street View!

16 Shevat 5776 – January 26, 2016
Trekkers unable to hike the Israel National Trail no longer need mourn their plight: it's now on Google Street View.

ISIS Grinds Iraq’s Oldest Christian Monastery to Rubble

10 Shevat 5776 – January 20, 2016
U.S. soldiers prayed in the ancient monastery during their deployment in Iraq.

There’s a 3,400 Year Old Canaanite Citadel in my Basement

25 Tevet 5776 – January 6, 2016
The fortress was destroyed at least four times by an intense conflagration, and each time it was rebuilt.

Roman Aqueduct Excavated in Arava Region

19 Tevet 5776 – December 31, 2015
The discovery reinforces the theory that agriculture in the Arava goes back thousands of years.

Impressive Farmstead, Ancient Monastery, Colorful Mosaics Exposed at Rosh Ha’Ayin

18 Tevet 5776 – December 30, 2015
The remains of an ancient monastery, colorful mosaics and a farmstead are uncovered in Rosh Ha'Ayin.

Byzantine-Era Lamb Sculpture Discovered at Caesarea Port

12 Tevet 5776 – December 24, 2015
Archaeologists discovered a Byzantine-era marble sculpture of a lamb Thursday morning in excavations at Caesarea port in the Caesarea National Park, Experts suggested that the...

Update: Antiquities Authority Mystery Solved: It’s a Gadget

10 Tevet 5776 – December 22, 2015
A few months ago, a maintenance worker at a Jerusalem cemetery discovered a suspicious object, concealed in an ancient structure on the grounds.

1,500 Year Old Hebrew Inscription Discovered on East Coast of Sea of Galilee

5 Tevet 5776 – December 16, 2015
The surprising discovery supports the belief there used to be a Jewish settlement in the Kursi Beach National Park.

King Hezekiah’s Seal Discovered in Jerusalem

20 Kislev 5776 – December 2, 2015
This external evidence further establishes the veracity of the biblical account of the nation of Israel’s empires going back some 3,000 years.

Seal of First Temple Era King Discovered in Old City of Jerusalem

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

Inspired by ‘Indiana Jones,’ Israeli Kid Discovers 2,500-Year-Old Artifact

14 Kislev 5776 – November 25, 2015
An 8-year-old Israeli child made a significant archaeological discovery while hiking with his family in the Judean Foothills region, west of Jerusalem.

Eight Is Not Enough: History of the Ancient Candles in Israel

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.

Discovery: Israeli Early Man from 10,000 Years Ago Ate Hummus

12 Kislev 5776 – November 24, 2015
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.

Archaeologists Reveal Another Ancient, Luxurious Mosaic in Lod

4 Kislev 5776 – November 16, 2015
Another beautiful, ancient and detailed mosaic is uncovered in Lod, and ready to be displayed to the public this week.

Ancient Mystery Solved: Hellenistic Citadel that Restricted Jewish Rule in Hasmonean Jerusalem [photos]

21 Heshvan 5776 – November 3, 2015
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.

Palmyra Citadel Hit in Russian Air Strikes on ISIS Terror Base

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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