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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.

 

Posted on: October 21st, 2012

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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, 2012

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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.

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French Consul General Frederic Desagneaux
 

Posted on: October 15th, 2012

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Desagneaux spoke of “the important archaeological projects that French archaeologists had helped to uncover in Palestine,” including the Qumran Caves.

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For eight years, the bridge leading up to Temple Mount was in danger of collapsing.
 

Posted on: September 27th, 2012

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The aim of the Israelis, according to this group, is to transform these areas into segregated prayer enclosures and synagogues for Jewish women.

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Jerusalem Master Plan
 

Posted on: September 3rd, 2012

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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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Model of the Temple on top of the Aish Yeshiva with Temple Mount in Background
 

Posted on: July 26th, 2012

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A renewed outcry for “Temple consciousness” has arisen with a flurry of political, religious, and social activity.

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Pails, ropes, and construction workers' scaffoldings were placed on the Temple's Foundation Stone in blatant violation of the Holy Places Law.
 

Posted on: July 12th, 2012

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Two weeks ago, a complaint was filed with the Israel Police Commissioner by a group of Temple organizations, regarding revelations about Waqf work at the Dome of the Rock, which includes laying scaffolding, tools and debris on top of the sacred Foundation Stone, the Even Shtiya, which is the "rock." On Thursday the police admitted that the Muslim Waqf has been conducting infrastructure work at the the foundation stone for more than six years.

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Posted on: July 8th, 2012

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One of the largest-ever gold caches located in Israel was discovered by Tel Aviv University and the Nature and Parks Authority in a dig in the Apollonia National Park near Herzliya.

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Huqoq mosaic with female face and inscription.
 

Posted on: July 2nd, 2012

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A monumental synagogue building dating to the Late Roman period (ca. 4th-5th centuries C.E.) has been uncovered in archaeological excavations at the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq in Israel's Galilee.

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Church of the Nativity Wayne McClean
 

Posted on: June 13th, 2012

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The Palestinian Authority will attempt to register the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem as a world heritage site in the country of Palestine when the World Heritage Committee meets in Russia from June 24 to July 6.

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The Qeiyafa Ostracon and the Gezer Calendar
 

Posted on: June 3rd, 2012

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Epigraphy scholar Christopher Rollston examined four contenders for the oldest Hebrew inscription – the Qeiyafa Ostracon, Gezer Calendar, Tel Zayit Abecedary and Izbet Zayit Abecedary – to explore the interplay between early Hebrew script and language.

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