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One Thousand Year Old Eggplant Discovered in Israel

The earliest evidence of the arrival of eggplants in this Israel has come to light in the City of David, the archeological site of ancient Jerusalem: A 1,100-year-old refuse pit found in Israel Antiquities Authority excavations in the Jerusalem Walls National Park reveals dietary habits in the Early Islamic period.

Training IDF Soldiers Uncover Large Scale Antiquities Robbery in Gush Etzion

"The scope of the robbery is disturbing... It is impossible to know what treasures are disappearing out there every night."

Rejuvenation: The Show Goes On – Uncovering Jerusalem’s Past [audio]

Learn about the latest archaeological find – 8 more rows of the supporting Western Wall of the Second Temple and a Roman era theater-like structure when Eve Harow interviews Archaeologist Tehilla Leiberman today on Rejuvenation.

Multispectral Imaging Reveals Ancient Hebrew Inscription Undetected for Over 50 Years

Military correspondence from the First Temple period was found on the reverse side of a well-studied artifact at The Israel Museum.

Plans to Renovate Ancient Harbor at Caesarea

Two foundations will donate more than NIS 100 million to join with the government in the project to bring the past to life.

Temple Mount Sifting Project to Netanyahu: Show Us the Money

The Jewish Press online received the following email statement from the Temple Mount Sifting Project (visit their crowdfunding campaign): "Representatives from the Prime Minister’s office...

Innovative Temple Mount Sifting Project Facing Termination over Funding

The Temple Mount Sifting Project was established following the illegal removal of 9,000 tons of earth from the Temple Mount by Israel's Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement and the Waqf.

2,000 Year Old Road Excavated near Bet Shemesh

'The ancient road passed close to the Israel National Trail and we believe that it will spark interest among the hikers.'

Archaeological Digs in Nazi Death Camp Unearth Victims’ Personal Effects

A pendant discovered in Sobibór bears close resemblance to one owned by Anne Frank.

Tomb Raiders Caught Red-Handed in Northern Israel

Three grave robbers were caught as they were raiding a burial cave excavation in northern Israel, stealing precious artifacts.

Arson in the Kidron Valley Damages Architectural Jewels

Who would desecrate the tomb of King David's son Absalom, in the ancient Kidron Valley? But someone has...

Rare 1,200-Year-Old Gold Coin Discovered in Lower Galilee

Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of a rare gold coin in the Lower Galilee.

National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel Taking Shape in Jerusalem [video]

Among the many artifacts on display will be breathtaking mosaics, laboratories for the treatment of artifacts, the Dead Sea scrolls, intriguing, 7,000 year-old objects, and an audiovisual presentation projected in the National Treasures center.

Largest Archaeological Garden Ever in Israel Inaugurated at IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv

The largest archaeological garden ever established in the State of Israel was inaugurated Monday at Camp Rabin, in the IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv.

Archaeological Evidence of the Kingdom of David

Israeli archaeologists will present to the public the new evidence recently uncovered of the truth of the Biblical kingdom of David.

Islamic Guards Attack Archaeologists on Temple Mount “for Picking Up Olives”

Six Israeli archaeologists visiting the Temple Mount compound were attacked by employees of the Jordanian Waqf.

Rare Cache of Silver Coins From Hasmonean Period Found in Modi’in

More proof that Jews lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years, fighting the Romans with heart and soul.

Driver of Norwegian Diplomatic Vehicle Found Smuggling Antiquities to Jordan

An Arab driver from Beit Hanina tried to use a Norwegian diplomatic vehicle to smuggle Israeli antiquities to Jordan.

Pharoah Sends Passover Greetings; Rare Scarab Seal Found at Tel Dor

A rare scarab seal belonging to a senior Egyptian official of the 13th Pharaonic Dynasty is found by a birdwatcher on Israel's northern coast.

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

More evidence of ancient Jewish presence in the Land of Israel: 1,700-year-old gravestones uncovered.

Byzantine-Era Lamb Sculpture Discovered at Caesarea Port

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...

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

The surprising discovery supports the belief there used to be a Jewish settlement in the Kursi Beach National Park.

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