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Israeli Researcher Says Citrons, Lemons Were Luxuries in Ancient Mediterranean

26 Av 5777 – August 17, 2017
"Citrons and lemons were the first citrus fruits to arrive in the Mediterranean and were status symbols for the elite."

Plans to Renovate Ancient Harbor at Caesarea

24 Nisan 5777 – April 20, 2017
Two foundations will donate more than NIS 100 million to join with the government in the project to bring the past to life.

Stacks of Stolen Historic Artifacts Seized in Acre

4 Shevat 5777 – January 30, 2017
The punishment for illegal trading in antiques is two years in jail. Harming a dig site will get you five years.

Tomb Raiders Caught Red-Handed in Northern Israel

15 Kislev 5777 – December 14, 2016
Three grave robbers were caught as they were raiding a burial cave excavation in northern Israel, stealing precious artifacts.

Archaeologists Discover 10,000 Years of History near Beit Shemesh

23 Kislev 5774 – November 25, 2013
Archaeologists are having a field day in excavations prior to the widening of a highway west of Jerusalem and have found evidence of the change from a rural to urban society 5,000 years ago.

Evidence of Stone Age Cultic Phallic Symbols Found in Israel

3 Nisan 5773 – March 13, 2013
Signs of the agricultural revolution in the Stone Age were found in northern Israel. Archaeologists discovered remains of an ancient village, along with sexual symbols.

Arabs Ignoring High Court Ruling, Dumping Artifacts off Temple Mount

17 Tevet 5773 – December 30, 2012
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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