Bored With Snow? Trek the Israel National Trail With Google Street View!

Trekkers unable to hike the Israel National Trail no longer need mourn their plight: it's now on Google Street View.

Sifting Project Yields Rare Gold Bead from First Temple Period

Various types of jewelry are mentioned in the Bible, and different suggestions have been made in the research of their identification, but the identity of most of the terms has yet to be settled.

Haifa, San Diego Universities Get $1.3 Million to Explore Man’s Adopting to Climate Change...

Over the past century, Scripps Oceanography has developed cutting-edge research tools to study environmental change involving marine geology and geophysics, coastal processes, paleomagnetism, paleobiology, and climate science.

Supreme Court Rejects BDS Appeal to Publicize Archaeological Digs in Territories

And so, weighing the destruction of Israeli researchers' careers versus handing them over to the worst enemies of the Jewish State, Justice Baron sides with the criminals.

Archaeologists Find Largest, Oldest Near East Wine Cellar in Israel

The Land of Milk and Honey also is the Land of Wine, not only today with wines that have won world prizes but also 3,700 years ago, according to a new discovery by a US-led archaeological team.

One of Earliest Known Mosques Discovered in Negev Bedouin City

"A small, rural mosque, dated to the 7th to 8th centuries CE, is a rare find anywhere in the world."

In Time for Purim: Persian Period Clay Fragment Depicting Human Face Discovered in Jerusalem

Bes usually appears as a bearded dwarf wearing a feather hat, with a large face, protruding eyes, with his tongue sticking out.

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.
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Watch: The Dead are Swimming in the Water

Arabs turned a millennia old burial cave into a water cistern.

Oldest Known Masks in the World on Display in Israel

A new display in Jerusalem is showcasing the oldest-known masks in the world, believed to have originated 9,000 years ago, long before Purim. The 11...

Archeologists Find Evidence of Rapidly Rising Sea Levels in Israel 7,000 Years Ago

"The Tel Hreiz seawall represents the earliest example of a coastal defense of this type known to date."

King Hezekiah’s Seal Discovered in Jerusalem

This external evidence further establishes the veracity of the biblical account of the nation of Israel’s empires going back some 3,000 years.

Researchers: ‘We Have Found Biblical Ziklag’

The great range of complete vessels is testimony to everyday life during the reign of King David.

Russia Scuttles Anti-Israel Resolutions at UNESCO

In a rare instance of breaking step with the Arab world, Russia’s envoy to the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) caused the organization to defer condemning Israel in a series of votes on Wednesday.

Hungarian Archaeologists Unearth Herod’s Fortress, Ritual Bath, East of Jordan River

The architecture of the Herodian bath is very similar to the baths and cisterns discovered in nearby Qumran (across the Dead Sea).

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.

Student Discovers Rare 2000-Year Old Coin near Shiloh

Agrippa was one of the most powerful kings of the east. His domain more or less equaled that which was held by his grandfather Herod the Great.

Watchtower Dating Back to King Hezekiah Uncovered by IDF Paratroopers

Activity in the ancient tower ceased on the eve of the expedition of Sennacherib, King of Assyria, in Judah in 701 BCE.

Magnificent Remains of First-Temple Period Palace Discovered under Jerusalem’s Famous Promenade

The magnificent structure—built in the period between King Hezekiah and King Josiah—indicates the restoration of Jerusalem after the Assyrian siege of the city in 701 BCE, during the reign of King Hezekiah.

Assad Troops with Russian Air Support Liberate Ancient Tadmor

In less than a year of ISIS control, the group destroyed countless archaeological treasures in the ancient city.

TAU Unprecedented Archaeological Study Shows Egyptians Made Edom a Copper Superpower

Copper, used in ancient times to produce tools and weapons, was the most valuable resource in the Ancient Near East.

Israel to Place Permanent ‘Arch of Titus’ Exhibit at UNESCO in Paris

Israel's envoy to UNESCO says the exhibit is a reminder that Jews were expelled by force from the Temple Mount.

US President Donald Trump Makes History in Visit to Western Wall [video]

The director of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation showed President Trump and his family during their visit to the site explanatory photos and drawings of the Holy Temples and the Temple Mount.

Stacks of Stolen Historic Artifacts Seized in Acre

The punishment for illegal trading in antiques is two years in jail. Harming a dig site will get you five years.

Israel Returns 90 Stolen Antiquities to Egypt

Israel has turned over to Egypt 90 stolen antiquities that were found on sale at a Jerusalem auction hall, the Egyptian Al-Ahram news agency...

First-Temple 2-Shekel Weight Unearthed Near the Western Wall in Jerusalem

The weight, corresponding to the known measurement unit of two shekalim, was retrieved during the sifting of earthen fills by the City of David sifting project.

‘Lucky’ Bronze Oil Lamp Uncovered in City of David’s Pilgrimage Road Excavations

The first discovery of its kind in Jerusalem and one of the few in the world.

Hasmonean Period Stone Bowl Engraved with Rare Hebrew Inscription ‘Hyrcanus’ Discovered

Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?

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