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1,000 Year Old Gold Treasure Found by Divers in Caesarea

29 Shevat 5775 – February 17, 2015
The largest hoard of gold coins ever discovered in Israel was found in recent weeks on the seabed in the ancient port of Caesarea.

Ancient Grape Seeds in Negev May Help Re-Create 1,500-Year-Old Wine

23 Shevat 5775 – February 12, 2015
The discovery of 1,500 year-old grape seeds may explain why the wine of the Negev so renowned in the Byzantine Empire.

Remembering Babylon: New Exhibit Explores Roots of Jewish Life in Iraq

Until now we had been unable to tell the complete story of the Babylon Exile and to understand what actually happened to all the Jewish refugees once they were forced out of Judah.

Ancient Leviathan Fossils Found in Arava Valley

22 Shevat 5775 – February 11, 2015
Archaeologists and scientists have found remains of what may have been an ancient Leviathan in the Arava Valley, not far from the Dead Sea.

Jewish Money in the Civil War to be Shown in Jerusalem

13 Shevat 5775 – February 1, 2015
Two rare 150-year-old tokens issued by a kosher restaurant from the U.S. civil war period are to be shown this week in Jerusalem.

King Tut’s Beard Glued Back On Improperly

2 Shevat 5775 – January 22, 2015
The damage to the mask is irreversible, both from the epoxy, and from the scratches from trying to get the extra glue off.

Tomb of Unknown Egyptian Queen Discovered

14 Tevet 5775 – January 5, 2015
The tomb of a previously unknown Egyptian queen has been discovered at Abu Sir.

Hamas Posts New ‘Dung’ Claiming Temple Mount Tunneling

7 Tevet 5775 – December 28, 2014
Once again, Hamas has produced a bunch of dung about Israel's activities on -- and under -- the Temple Mount. Do Arabs really believe it?

Fragment of 1,700-Year-Old Menorah-Adorned Bracelet Discovered on Hanukkah

1 Tevet 5775 – December 23, 2014
The question now is this definite proof that Jews lived in the ancient settlement near Carmel?

Unique 65-Foot Long Entrance Discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace

26 Kislev 5775 – December 18, 2014
Excavations also turned up hidden tunnels dug by Jewish rebels in the period of the Bar Kokhba Revolt.

Centuries before Hanukkah: Remains of 8,000-Year Old Olive Oil Found in Galilee

25 Kislev 5775 – December 17, 2014
“This is the earliest evidence of the use of olive oil in the country, and perhaps the entire Mediterranean basin."

‘House of David’ Rock on Exhibit at NY Metropolitan Museum of Art

24 Kislev 5775 – December 16, 2014
The ‘homely’ ancient rock, discovered in 1993, adds evidence of King David’s existence.

2,800 Year Old Farm House Uncovered in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin

23 Kislev 5775 – December 15, 2014
An impressive 2,800 year old farm house, which comprised twenty-three rooms, was uncovered in recent weeks during archaeological excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority is carrying out in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin.

The Use of Fire May Have Begun In Israel 350,000 Years Ago

22 Kislev 5775 – December 13, 2014
If fire indeed was invented in Israel, will the Boycott Israel movement stop lighting matches?

Second Temple Era Military Outpost Discovered, Possibly Destroyed By Alexander the Great

2 Kislev 5775 – November 23, 2014
Both the town and the tower were destroyed in a violent fashion. A layer of ash shows they were burnt.

New App Puts Dead Scrolls on iPhone and iPad

27 Heshvan 5775 – November 20, 2014
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." (Genesis 1:1)

Herod’s Castle Hidden Under the Police Station

20 Heshvan 5775 – November 13, 2014
Remains of Herod's Jerusalem castle have been excavated and opened to the public.

Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

27 Tishri 5775 – October 21, 2014
A 2,000 year old stone fragment bearing an official Latin inscription dedicated to the Roman Emperor Hadrian is found in Jerusalem.

Archaeologists Uncover Tale of Ancient Mikveh and WWII Australian Soldiers

13 Tishri 5775 – October 7, 2014
Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a curious double tale of an ancient ritual pool and two Australian soldiers during WWII.

Rare ‘Four Species’ Coin from Bar Kochba in Display in Israel

12 Tishri 5775 – October 6, 2014
The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.

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