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On the Occasion of Jerusalem Day, the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Nature and Parks Authority revealed evidence of the last battle of Jerusalem from 2,000 Years Ago.
Israeli students discovered rifle cartridges and shell fragments left by the British and Ottoman armies.
The project is being implemented as part of realizing the vision of 3 million tourists in Caesarea by the year 2030, and is becoming an important tourist-economic anchor for the residents of the region.
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...
A rare and impressive array of ritual baths and underground systems used by rebels during the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
The surprising find was discovered in excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority before the construction of Highway 200.
'The hoard constitutes evidence of the Persian invasion at the end of the Byzantine period, which led to the abandonment of the site.'
What makes this dolmen so unique is its huge dimensions, the structure surrounding it and, most importantly, the artistic decorations engraved in its ceiling.
Archaeologists are saying this phenomenon has been repeated recently because of an urban (tent compound?) myth.
'No one can argue with the written artifact. There was an ancient synagogue here and the synagogue was built in its current form in recent centuries.'
'This is one of the most exciting archaeological discoveries, and the most important in the last 60 years, in the caves of Qumran.'
A new path running among two-thousand year old ritual baths that were used by pilgrims visiting the Temple Mount is to be inaugurated at the Ophel site in the Walls Around Jerusalem National Park.
The punishment for illegal trading in antiques is two years in jail. Harming a dig site will get you five years.
The robberies are carried out aggressively and in broad daylight. Unique legal issues between the IDF and the PA also make law enforcement difficult.
A pendant discovered in Sobibór bears close resemblance to one owned by Anne Frank.
Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?
The familiar seal of sultan Abdul Hamid II, builder of Jaffa's clock tower, is once again on display on the city’s famous landmark.