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Thief Returns ancient Roman Artifacts: ‘They Brought Me Nothing but Trouble’

"I stole them in July 1995 and since then they have brought me nothing but trouble. Please, do not steal antiquities!”

Man Caught in Attempted Tomb Robbing: ‘I Wanted to Banish the Demon that Guards...

The treasure/demon hunting team included children as young as 7 years old. The father was to banish the demon and the children would traverse the tight and airless cave.

2,000 Year Old Mikvah Found Beneath Jerusalem Living Room

An ancient mikvah is discovered beneath a Jerusalem living room.

ISIS Terrorists Mine, Booby-Trap Ancient Palmyra, UNESCO Site

ISIS terrorists have mined and booby-trapped Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.

Rare Inscription from King David Discovered in Jerusalem Hills

"Who Are You, Eshbaʽal Ben Beda?" The fourth inscription revealed so far dating to the Kingdom of Judah.

Church from 6th Century Discovered near Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway

Widening "Highway 1" has unearthed the church, oil lamps, a mosaic floor and mother-of-pearl shells.

Rare 1,000 Yr Old Ketubah on Exhibit in Jerusalem

An extremely rare 1,000-year-old ketuba inscribed in Aramaic is now on exhibit in the National Library in Jerusalem.

5,000-Year-Old Seal in Galilee May Depict First Known Music Scene

Woodstock was not so original, according to Israeli archaeologists.

American Tourist Dies in Tragedy at Masada

An American woman has died in Israel after possibly suffering heat stroke and falling while hiking at Masada.

Israel’s 5-Year Upgrade Plan for Western Wall

Israel's new government has approved a five-year plan to upgrade and develop the area around the Western Wall.

1,400-Year-Old Wine Press Mysteriously Appears in Jerusalem

A Jerusalem jogger stumbled over an ancient wine press that hadn't been there before. The Israel Antiquities Authority was stumped...

Israeli Antiquities Squad Stops Wannabe’ ‘Tomb Raiders’ at Ancient Roman Catacomb

In a dramatic ambush operation, Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) officials caught two would-be grave robbers red-handed as they tried to pilfer an ancient Roman period burial site in the Galilee today.

Oldest Set of 10 Commandments Showing in Israel

The oldest copy of the Ten Commandments in the world is on display at Israel's national museum.

Egyptian Culture Rife in Israel ‘For Years’ After Exodus

Israeli archaeologists prove Egyptian culture was rife in Israel "for years" after the Exodus.

Archaeologists Discover Egypt Occupied Tel Aviv 5,000 Years Ago

The discovery would be a death blow the PA claims that Tel Aviv is "Palestinian" if it weren't for the fact that that Arafat was born in Egypt.

Archaeologists Find Suspected Nazi Hideout in Argentine Jungle [video]

Nazi symbols were written on the walls of a building that may have been designated as shelters for Nazi leaders.

Germany To Fund Joint Bar-Ilan, Leipzig Universities Research Center

The Minerva Center for the Relations between Israel and Aram in Biblical Times: The Construct of Autonomous Decision Making and Interdependencies” the Minerva Center is being awarded by the Minerva Foundation.

Hikers Find Cache of Rare Coins from 2,300 Years Ago

Three Israeli Caving Club hikers found the cache in a stalactite cave in northern Israel.

1st-Century House Unearthed in Nazareth Could be Jesus’s Childhood Home

The house, which is made up of simple mortar and stone walls that was cut into a rocky hillside, was first discovered in the 1880s by nuns at the Sisters of Nazareth convent.

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

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

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

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

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.

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