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Report: Robbers Destroyed Mysterious ‘Skull Cave’ in Hasmonean Fortress

Apart from the cave of the skulls, the volunteers found dozens of new, illegal excavation sites, as well as the remains of the bonfires that the robbers lit on the progressively eroding mosaic floor at the top of the fortress.

Ahead of Decisive High Court Debate, Non-Orthodox Movements Demand Share in Running Western Wall

The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.

Ambassador Friedman’s First Stop in Israel: 57 Ft. Below Jewish Temple Site

Friedman promised in the past to set his residence in Jerusalem, which could mean that his office will be located in the US consulate in Jerusalem.

Archaeologists Restore Second Temple Courtyard Flooring with Help from Mathematician

Frankie Snyder said he succeeded in restoring the ornate tile patterns “using geometric principles, and through similarities found in tile design used by Herod at other sites.”

Women of the Wall Caught in Mix of Bad Timing, Bad Taste

Happy birthday, Frannie, may you grow up to marry a Jewish guy.

Illegal Antiquities Trader Busted in Jerusalem Raid

“Antiquities robbers and the unlicensed antiquities dealers will very quickly come to understand that they have no one to sell the stolen antiquities to.”

Analysis: MK Yehuda Glick Just Keeps On Glicking

Glick should beware, though, of his newly acquired power, and avoid delivering to the unschooled messages they cannot truly comprehend.

Serious Damage to Solomon’s Pools Still Neglected by Palestinian Authority

The ancient water reservoir of Solomon's Pools is damaged but has not yet been repaired by the Palestinian Authority.

Unique 65-Foot Long Entrance Discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace

Excavations also turned up hidden tunnels dug by Jewish rebels in the period of the Bar Kokhba Revolt.

Archaeologists Inaugurate King Solomon’s Coronation Site

In a secret ceremony held Tuesday, officials inaugurated the site of King Solomon's coronation in the City of David.

PA Archaeological Thief Caught Red-Handed Digging Up Artifacts

Archaeological artifacts are some of Israel’s most cherished treasures. They also are cherished by thieves, but the Antiquities Authority has caught one of them, a PA Arab, red-handed.

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