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Palmyra ‘Arch of Triumph’ Latest Casualty of ISIS

23 Tishri 5776 – October 6, 2015
A third archaeological treasure at Palmyra in Syria has been destroyed by ISIS: the Arch of Triumph.

Rare 1,500-year-old Mosaic Featured on Sukkot at Kiryat Gat Industrial Park

16 Tishri 5776 – September 29, 2015
A rare 1,500 year old mosaic exposed in the Kiryat Gat industrial park is featured at the park's Sukkot festival.

Unique 1,800-Year-Old Sarcophagus Found at Ashkelon Building Site

19 Elul 5775 – September 3, 2015
An extremely rare sarcophagus has been uncovered at a building site in Ashkelon.

Palmyra’s Ancient ‘Temple of Bel’ Destroyed in New Blast

16 Elul 5775 – August 31, 2015
ISIS destroys a new, majestic part of the Syrian UNESCO World Heritage site, Palmyra.

Second Temple-Era Podium May Be Discovery in City of David

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has made an exciting announcement: A 2,000-year-old podium may have been found in the City of David section of...

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

27 Tammuz 5775 – July 13, 2015
"I stole them in July 1995 and since then they have brought me nothing but trouble. Please, do not steal antiquities!”

Rare Inscription from King David Discovered in Jerusalem Hills

29 Sivan 5775 – June 16, 2015
"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

23 Sivan 5775 – June 10, 2015
Widening "Highway 1" has unearthed the church, oil lamps, a mosaic floor and mother-of-pearl shells.

Section of Ancient Jerusalem’s Lower Aqueduct Discovered

3 Sivan 5775 – May 21, 2015
“With Joy Shall Ye Draw Water…”

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

29 Iyyar 5775 – May 17, 2015
A Jerusalem jogger stumbled over an ancient wine press that hadn't been there before. The Israel Antiquities Authority was stumped...

Police Allow Muslim Officials to Damage Holy Floor of Temple Mount...

28 Nisan 5775 – April 17, 2015
The rock under the mosaic floor that was damaged is the foundation where the two Holy Temples stood.

Archaeologists Discover Egypt Occupied Tel Aviv 5,000 Years Ago

9 Nisan 5775 – March 29, 2015
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.

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

18 Adar 5775 – March 9, 2015
Three Israeli Caving Club hikers found the cache in a stalactite cave in northern Israel.

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.

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.

To Be or Not To Be

9 Shevat 5775 – January 29, 2015
Professor Israel Hershkovitz (above) of the David-Manot Cave project compares a Neanderthal skull (R) and a Homo Sapiens skull (L), outside the excavation cave in...

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...

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."

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