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Rare inscription from King David era discovered in the Valley of ElahRare inscription from King David era discovered
6/17/2015
'This is the 4th inscription revealed so far dating to the 10th century BCE from the Kingdom of Judah,' says Antiquities Authority.

Oldest Set of 10 Commandments Showing in IsraelOldest Set of 10 Commandments Showing in Israel
5/6/2015
The oldest copy of the Ten Commandments in the world is on display at Israel's national museum.

Biblical city of Libnah found, archaeologists surmiseBiblical city of Libnah found, archaeologists surmise
2/8/2015
Finds at Tel Burna increasingly strengthen the theory that the town was a Judahite stronghold; it also dates to Libnah's era, the 7th century BCE.

Israel's 10 most beautiful animalsIsrael's 10 most beautiful animals
8/9/2014
Israel has so many great things to see and do, but one of the absolute must-see things in the country is the amazing flora and fauna.

Ancient Money Box from Second Temple Era Discovered Near Jerusalem–Tel Aviv HighwayAncient Money Box from Second Temple Era Discovered Near Jerusalem–Tel Aviv Highway
8/5/2014
The hoard, included 114 bronze coins dating to the Year Four of the Great Revolt against the Romans.

US Embassy in Tel Aviv Severely Restricts Visas for IsraelisUS Embassy in Tel Aviv Severely Restricts Visas for Israelis
7/30/2014
Tourist visa process cancelled until further notice, embassy announces. Is it a matter of security, or discrimination?

Holy Land: The Last (Biblical) FrontierHoly Land: The Last (Biblical) Frontier
6/22/2014
Archeologists unearth findings at biblical site dating back to Joshua and the Judges, tucked away at the northernmost end of the country.

Ancient Jewish Settlement Uncovered in HebronAncient Jewish Settlement Uncovered in Hebron
6/7/2014
In the Second Temple period Jewish settlement found in Hebron, linking the old and the new, an ancient Hebrew stamp saying 'King of Hebron' on it.

14th century grand hall discovered underneath the Kotel Tunnels14th century grand hall discovered underneath the Kotel Tunnels
6/1/2014
Western Wall Heritage Foundation unveils educational center under Muslim Quarter dedicated to Jewish history.

Archaeologists in Syria find ancient 'wand'Archaeologists in Syria find ancient 'wand'
3/17/2014
The 9,000-year-old item, made of cow-bone, likely depicted 'powerful supernatural beings,' archaeologists say.

Uncovered in Jerusalem, 9 tiny Dead Sea ScrollsUncovered in Jerusalem, 9 tiny Dead Sea Scrolls
3/12/2014
Researcher finds tantalizing tefillin parchments from Second Temple era, overlooked for decades and unread for 2,000 years.

National Park Declared Where David Fought GoliathNational Park Declared Where David Fought Goliath
1/30/2014
Archaeologists claim a building unearthed at Khirbet Qeiyafa was King David's 'Suburban Palace.'

Archaeologists Excited at Potential Hevron FindsArchaeologists Excited at Potential Hevron Finds
1/23/2014
An archaeological could yield many important finds, said Hevron community spokesperson Noam Arnon.

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered
1/22/2014
Israeli Antiquities Authority discovers the first religious structure in southern Israel from the Byzantine period. 100 years before the existence of Islam.

New Dig in Hebron Aimed at Uncovering King David’s PalaceNew Dig in Hebron Aimed at Uncovering King David’s Palace
1/10/2014
'All the elders of Israel came to the king [David] to Hebron, and King David made a convenient with them in Hebron.'

Ancient Jewish Altar Found in ShiloAncient Jewish Altar Found in Shilo
11/19/2013
Ongoing dig in the Samaria town of Shilo turns up ancient stone altar from First Temple times or earlier.

Extinct tree grows anew from ancient jar of seedsExtinct tree grows anew from ancient jar of seeds
10/11/2013
For thousands of years, Judean date palm trees were one of the most recognizable and welcome sights for people living in the Middle East.

Graves of the righteousGraves of the righteous
9/29/2013
A trip to the burial sites of some of Israel’s holiest sages can be an uplifting excursion. Bear in mind these stories and legends, handed down over hundreds of years.

Ancient Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple MountAncient Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount
9/9/2013
'Ophel Treasure' apparently includes oldest Torah ornament ever found: medallion with Menorah, Torah and Shofar etchings.

2,700-year-old Hebrew inscription found in Jerusalem2,700-year-old Hebrew inscription found in Jerusalem
8/19/2013
First Temple-era pottery fragment features name similar to Biblical prophet’s father, archaeologists say.

Archeologists dig up King David's palaceArcheologists dig up King David's palace
7/18/2013
The importance of the discovery led to the rejection of a proposal to build a new neighborhood close to the site.

Inscription fron King David's Era Found at Temple MountInscription fron King David's Era Found at Temple Mount
7/12/2013
Hebrew University: this is the earliest alphabetical written text ever uncovered in the city.

Archaeologists: We Found Shilo TabernacleArchaeologists: We Found Shilo Tabernacle
7/4/2013
The findings, to be displayed this week at Shilo, include hewn holes in which wooden beams could have been placed.

Ancient Mosaic Depicting Samson Uncovered in a Galilee SynagogueAncient Mosaic Uncovered in a Galilee Synagogue
7/4/2013
Excavations in a synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s eastern lower Galilee have uncovered a new mosaic depicting the biblical hero and judge, Samson.

Stone Age, Canaanite, Arrowheads and Blades Found in Judean FoothillsStone Age, Canaanite, Arrowheads and Blades Found in Judean Foothills
7/1/2013
Archaeological excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority done prior to laying down a sewer line turned up evidence of human habitation 9,000 years ago.

Archaeologists Find 2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Siege in JerusalemArchaeologists Find 2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Siege in Jerusalem
6/27/2013
History records the siege of Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, but archaeologists never have found evidence of the famine that plagued Jews – until now.

9th century, meet 21st: Supercomputer revolutionizes Cairo Geniza research9th century, meet 21st: Supercomputer revolutionizes Cairo Geniza research
5/27/2013
When complete on June 25, a computation project in Tel Aviv will have matched thousands of fragments from the famed collection.

Jerusalem unveils mysterious Hebrew tabletJerusalem unveils mysterious Hebrew tablet
5/2/2013
The ‘Gabriel Stone’ is the most important Israeli inscription since the Dead Sea Scrolls, scholars say.

2,000-year-old ritual bath uncovered in Jerusalem2,000-year-old ritual bath uncovered in Jerusalem
4/11/2013
The mikveh met the requirements of Jewish law and included a unique water-collection system, archaeologists say.

Archaeologists’ Discovery May Be Abraham’s Home City of UrArchaeologists’ Discovery May Be Abraham’s Home City of Ur
4/7/2013
No one has ever found Ur – until now, with a 'breathtaking find' of a 4,000-year-old public building near Ur.

Rare Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Donkey in IsraelRare Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Donkey in Israel
3/12/2013
At about the same time the Jewish people were slaves in Egypt, a young donkey was sacrificed in what is now Israel.

Israeli history: it’s all about rootsIsraeli history: it’s all about roots
2/24/2013
The oldest of our ancient trees have lived through wars, religious upheavals, conquests and defeats; the youngest have seen the return of the Jews to their ancient homeland.

Rare Find of Temple Era Artifacts near JerusalemRare Find of Temple Era Artifacts near Jerusalem
12/26/2012
Archaeologists have discovered a rare cache of artifacts, testimony of a ritual cult before the Jewish kingdom abolished them.

Cistern dated to First Temple period found in JerusalemCistern dated to First Temple period found in Jerusalem
9/6/2012
Discovery of large man-made reservoir next to the Temple Mount shows city did not solely rely on the Gihon Spring for its water 2,500 years ago.

World Takes Notice as Israel is Seen as Next Silicon ValleyWorld Takes Notice as Israel is Seen as Next Silicon Valley
10/19/2012
A video interview reveals why global companies continue to invest in Israeli start ups.

Archaeologists unearth ruins of 1,500-year-old Jewish town in southern IsraelArchaeologists unearth 1,500-year-old Jewish town in southern Israel
9/2/2012
Authorities will change the planned route of Highway 6 to avoid damaging newly unearthed remains.

A Bible Lands Museum exhibit that’s pure goldA Bible Lands Museum exhibit that’s pure gold
7/22/2012
Visitors not only learn why the precious metal is held in high esteem, but also get to see some of the oldest, golden pieces in the world.

In Acre, an ancient dock emerges from the seaIn Acre, an ancient dock emerges from the sea
7/18/2012
Archaeologists say the new find shows the size and strength of the port city that existed at the site during the Hellenistic period.

Mt. Gerizim Archaeological Site Reopens After 12 YearsMt. Gerizim Archaeological Site Reopens After 12 Years
7/6/2012
12 years after being closed because of the Oslo War, the archaeological site on Mount Gerizim reopened in a special ceremony.

Unexpected beauty and unanswered riddles from a desert caveUnexpected beauty and unanswered riddles from a desert cave
6/27/2012
Looking for Dead Sea scrolls in the desert in 1961, a team came upon a treasure hidden 6,500 years before.

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard DiscoveredBar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered
6/5/2012
Archaeological excavation near Kiryat Gat yields coins and exquisite jewelry probably stowed away by wealthy woman.

World’s first alphabet was not invented by the elites after allWorld’s first alphabet was not invented by the elites after all
6/4/2012
It appears we owe our thanks to a group of Canaanite miners who toiled the Sinai desert and gave birth to every written system we know today.

The Oldest Hebrew Script and LanguageThe Oldest Hebrew Script and Language
6/3/2012
In a recent Biblical Archaeology Review article, epigraphy scholar Christopher Rollston asks: What is the oldest Hebrew inscription?

Hebrew Inscription Provides Oldest Archaeological Evidence of Jews in IberiaHebrew Inscription Provides Oldest Archaeological Evidence of Jews in Iberia
5/30/2012
The recent discovery of a marble plate bearing the Hebrew inscription 'Yehiel' in Portugal serves as the oldest archaeological evidence of Jews in Iberia.

Discovery Proves Bethlehem Part of Kingdom of JudahDiscovery Proves Bethlehem Part of Kingdom of Judah
5/23/2012
Archaeologists have discovered the first evidence outside of the Bible that Bethlehem was part of the First Temple era Kingdom of Judah.

Archeologists at Megiddo unearth valuable jewelsArcheologists at Megiddo unearth valuable jewels
5/22/2012
Trove of gold items, 1000s of beads, points to Egyptian influence, may be one of the most valuable discoveries from the Biblical period.

King David's 3,025th Birthday Celebrated at New MuseumKing David's 3,025th Birthday Celebrated at New Museum
5/15/2012
Tel Aviv's Beit David Museum offers two fun-filled free days honoring birthday of greatest Jewish king ever.

3,000-year-old artifacts fuel Biblical archaeology debate3,000-year-old artifacts fuel Biblical archaeology debate
5/9/2012
New finds presented Tuesday from an intriguing site in the Judean Hills are part of a scholarly argument about the accuracy of the Bible.

Ancient Seal Found near Solomon's TempleAncient Seal Found near Solomon's Temple
5/6/2012
Seal with name similar to Prime Minister's found in the physically closest structure to King Solomon's Temple ever unearthed.

Jerusalem dig uncovers earliest evidence of local cultivation of etrogsJerusalem dig uncovers earliest evidence of local cultivation of etrogs
2/2/2012
Pollen reveals ancient palace grew the citrus in its garden.

Scrolls raise questions as to Afghan Jewish historyScrolls raise questions as to Afghan Jewish history
1/5/2012
Scholar hopes findings might shed light on medieval merchants. If authenticated, historical find may be on par with Cairo’s Geniza.

Planned Old City Tourist Center Likely to Anger West and PAPlanned Old City Tourist Center Likely to Anger West and PA
12/27/2011
The 'City of David' neighborhood across the road from the Western Wall plans a new tourist center. The West and PA are likely to object.

Second Temple Era Seal UnveiledSecond Temple Era Seal Unveiled
12/25/2011
The Israel Antiquities Authority unveiled a rare ancient seal that underscores the bond of the Jewish people to Jerusalem.

1,600 Year Old Bathhouse Uncovered in Judea1,600 Year Old Bathhouse Uncovered in Judea
12/20/2011
A newly discovered bathhouse may have been used by owners of a wealthy estate or was part of an inn on an ancient road.

Ancient mikveh found near Kibbutz Zor'aAncient mikveh found near Kibbutz Zor'a
10/17/2011
Discovery of ritual bath dating back to the Second Temple period backs historical sources that indicated existence of Jewish settlement in region.

Tzfat's Ancient Cemetery: The Story of a CityTzfat's Ancient Cemetery: The Story of a City
8/24/2011
A tour of Tzfat's ancient cemetery tells the story of the city's rich Jewish history.

Archaeologists Discover High Priest's BellArchaeologists Discover High Priest's Bell
7/22/2011
Small bell, with a loop for attaching to clothing, jewelry was found in what is known today as Robinson's arch, part of the ancient central road of Jerusalem.

Tower of Babel’s Ruins Waiting for ArchaeologistsTower of Babel’s Ruins Waiting for Archaeologists
1/3/2011
Archaeologists hope to save the ruins of the Tower of Babel and learn how it was built before it crumbled under the weight of confusion.

Harry Potter's grave draws tourists to RamleHarry Potter's grave draws tourists to Ramle
11/17/2010
Hundreds flock to military cemetery to see resting place of British soldier killed in 1939 with same name as everyone's favorite wizard.

Dead Sea Scrolls Go Public and DigitalDead Sea Scrolls Go Public and Digital
10/20/2010
Israel Antiquities Authority and Google Israel cooperate on photographing and uploading 900 Dead Sea manuscripts.

1,500-Yr. Old Samaritan Synagogue Discovered1,500-Yr. Old Samaritan Synagogue Discovered
9/20/2010
Regards from 1,500 years ago: A third Samaritan synagogue in the Beit She’an area, south of the Kinneret Sea, has been uncovered by archaeologists.

3,500-Year-Old Bracelet Found Near Tzfat3,500-Year-Old Bracelet Found Near Tzfat
8/3/2010
Archaeologists in Israel are excited at their latest find: a bronze bracelet from 3,500 years ago, in southeast Tzfat in the Galilee.

Shiloh, Israel's Capital for 400 Years, Being UncoveredShiloh, Israel's Capital for 400 Years, Being Uncovered
7/30/2010
As Israel's enemies attempt to deny the nation's connection to its homeland, archaeologists keep digging at the facts.

Tablet Discovered by Matches Code of HammurabiTablet Discovered Matches Code of Hammurabi
7/28/2010
For the first time in Israel, a document has been uncovered containing a law code that parallels portions of the Code of Hammurabi.

Found: Ancient Egyptian City from Biblical TimesFound: Ancient Egyptian City from Biblical Times
6/22/2010
Egypt announces that an ancient city from 3,500 years ago – at the height of the Jewish People’s enslavement there – has been discovered by radar.

Has Noah's Ark Been Found on Turkish Mountaintop?Has Noah's Ark Been Found on Turkish Mountaintop?
4/27/2010
A huge structure with wooden beams that were separated into a number of different compartments has been found. Carbon dating puts the find's age to be 4,800 years old.

King Solomon's Wall Revealed in JerusalemKing Solomon's Wall Revealed in Jerusalem
2/22/2010
Archaeologists discover wall built by King Solomon and described in the Bible. It runs between the City of David and the Temple Mount.

Ancient Jerusalem Waterway Revealed at Jaffa GateAncient Jerusalem Waterway Revealed at Jaffa Gate
2/21/2010
The excavations inside the Old City at Jaffa Gate have turned up yet another fascinating revelation: A water canal leading to Solomon's Pools.

Renovating David's TombRenovating David's Tomb
1/25/2010
King David's Tomb complex and Last Supper Room on Mount Zion are important religious, historical sites, which draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Despite this, site was neglected for many years, but has recently been restored.

King David Era Pottery Shard Supports Biblical NarrativeKing David Era Pottery Shard Supports Biblical Narrative
1/8/2010
A breakthrough in the research of Hebrew Scriptures has shed new light on the Biblical period and contradicts theses of Biblical critics.

Pieces of Hanukka brought togetherPieces of Hanukka brought together
12/13/2009
It is an ancient royal communiqué that details the appointment of a new tax collector that precipitated the Maccabean Revolt in 167-164 BCE and the story of Hanukka.

Hasmonean Rule Reached South to Negev HighlandsHasmonean Rule Reached South to Negev Highlands
12/10/2009
Israeli archaeologists have discovered proof that the Hasmoneans conquered Gaza and the Negev.

Archaeologist Says Arabs Broke Temple Mount Status QuoArchaeologist Says Arabs Broke Temple Mount Status Quo
11/4/2009
He charged that it is the Arabs who have acted against the status quo and have "brutally" excavated land that contains many ancient artifacts from Jewish history.

Beit Shearim Menorah Caves RestoredBeit Shearim Menorah Caves Restored
10/27/2009
Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin unveiled a huge menorah relief at the Beit Shearim burial cave site, which was restored thanks to him.

Ancient Artisans' Footprints Discovered Beneath Lod MosaicAncient Artisans' Footprints Discovered Beneath Lod Mosaic
10/14/2009
The ancient footprints of the artisans who built a stunning 1,700-year-old mosaic floor in Lod were discovered recently.

Top Egyptian Daily: Joseph’s Era Coins Found in EgyptTop Egyptian Daily: Joseph’s Era Coins Found in Egypt
9/25/2009
An Egyptian paper claims that archaeologists have discovered ancient Egyptian coins bearing the name and image of the Biblical Joseph.

Holy Temple Mikveh Discovered Near Western WallHoly Temple Mikveh Discovered Near Western Wall
9/23/2009
A 2,000-year-old ritual bath used by thousands of Jews for Festivals and other occasions has been uncovered just 20 meters from the Western Wall.

First-Ever Find: Temple Menorah Relief by Jewish EyewitnessFirst-Ever Find: Temple Menorah Relief by Jewish Eyewitness
9/11/2009
The Israel Antiquities Authority has uncovered one of the world's oldest synagogues in an excavation at Migdal, near the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret).

Bar-Kokhba Treasure Chest Discovered in Judean HillsBar-Kokhba Treasure Chest Discovered in Judean Hills
9/9/2009
The largest-ever known number of coins from the time of Bar-Kochba, the Jewish leader against invaders, has been discovered in the Judean Hills.

Israelis on Tour: Trips to Northern Border, Tzfat ConcertIsraelis on Tour: Trips to Northern Border, Tzfat Concert
8/12/2009
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis are on vacation this week thanks in part to bein hazmanim, the brief yeshiva recess between Tisha B'Av and the first day of the Hebrew month of Elul.

Travel: Southern Hevron HillsTravel: Southern Hevron Hills
7/31/2009
Israel’s Southern Hevron Hills is one of the areas that I enjoy taking visitors to explore. Travelling along the road of the Patriachs and exploring Susiya's ancient synagogue.

Ancient Stone Returns to JerusalemAncient Stone Returns to Jerusalem
6/2/2009
An ancient stone has been returned to Jerusalem 12 years after it was stolen by a tour guide from an archaeological excavation in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Ancient First Temple Artifacts Uncovered in JerusalemAncient First Temple Artifacts Uncovered in Jerusalem
5/21/2009
Archaeologists have revealed two important artifacts recently discovered in Jerusalem, both dating from the First Temple Period (8-7 BCE).

Research uncovers Israelites' 'foothold' in Jordan ValleyResearch uncovers Israelites' 'foothold' in Jordan Valley
4/14/2009
The discovery of gigantic foot-shaped enclosures in the Jordan Valley may shed light on ancient Jewish holiday practices, according to University of Haifa researchers.

1,500-year-old Mosaic Floor Unveiled in Ancient Synagogue Ruins1,500-year-old Mosaic Floor Unveiled in Ancient Synagogue Ruins
3/30/2009
The mosaic, which is part of a synagogue from the Byzantine period is located in the community of Ma'on-Nirim.

Ancient seals unearthed in Jerusalem digAncient seals unearthed in Jerusalem dig
2/24/2009
A routine archeological excavation ahead of private construction in an Arab neighborhood on the outskirts of Jerusalem has uncovered a series of seal impressions from the reign of the biblical King Hezekiah 2,700 years ago.

Rare Coin from Hasmonean Rebellion Found in Temple Mount RubbleRare Coin from Hasmonean Rebellion Found in Temple Mount Rubble
12/21/2008
A 14-year-old volunteer found a precious silver half-shekel coin used to pay taxes in ancient Temple times.

King David's city of Sha'arayim identifiedKing David's city of Sha'arayim identified
11/20/2008
Elah Fortress excavation yields monumental find – second gate to the city, leading experts to believe site was the ancient city of Sha'arayim, which literally means two gates.

Dead Sea, Red Sea nominated for '7 natural wonders' listDead Sea, Red Sea nominated for '7 natural wonders' list
11/16/2008
After success of ranking world's new seven wonders in 2007, founder Bernard Weber decides to send team to photograph candidates for list of new natural wonders; Israel's seas.

Ancient Chic Uncovered in Jerusalem's City of David
11/10/2008
A stunningly beautiful 2,000-year-old gold earring inlaid with pearls and precious gems is the latest discovery in Jerusalem's archaeological treasure trove, the City of David.

Archaeologists Uncover King Solomon's Copper Mines
10/30/2008
An international team of archaeologists may have uncovered the copper mines owned and operated by the biblical King Solomon.

First Temple-Era Water Tunnel Revealed in Jerusalem
10/30/2008
Renowned Israeli archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazer, who is leading the dig, revealed the findings from the discovery Thursday morning at a symposium at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Israeli diggers find Hebrew text in ancient town
10/30/2008
Five lines of faded characters written 3,000 years indicate powerful Israelite kingdom existed during King David's time, archaeologist says.

Thousands Visit Judea, Samaria Tourist Sites
10/16/2008
Tourist sites in Judea and Samaria have been flooded with Israeli and foreign tourists during the intermediate days of the Sukkot holiday.

West Bank tours gain popularity
9/21/2008
Judea and Samaria tourism up as settlers encourage Israelis to visit sites beyond Green Line.

Wall of Second Temple-era Jerusalem found in Mt. Zion excavations
9/4/2008
The wall, on Mount Zion at the southern edge of Jerusalem's Old City, dates back to the Second Jewish Temple.

Ode to Safed
8/8/2008
Where it is not unusual to make a quick cemetery visit instead of going out for coffee. When I walk through the town, it's as if I had entered a time machine.

The Papyrus Path
7/14/2008
There were once two Jewish temples in ancient Egypt. Both were found in the last century, but one was strangely lost again.

Israeli Diver Discovers Ancient Amulet at Yavne-Yam
7/13/2008
A lifeguard diving at the Yavne-Yam antiquities site next to the Palmach beach has unearthed a rare marble discus used to protect ancient mariners.

City of David Dig Reveals Information on Ancient Postal System
2/28/2008
Artifacts from City of David excavations in Jerusalem reveal an interesting tidbit of information about the ancient postal system in Israel.

Archeologist revises read of ancient seal inscription
2/4/2008
A prominent Israeli archeologist said that she has revised her reading of an inscription on ancient seal uncovered in an archeological excavation in Jerusalem's City of David.

From Maimonides to Brooklyn: The mystery of the Aleppo Codex
12/10/2007
TEL AVIV -- The manuscript considered the most authoritative text of the Bible, the Aleppo Codex, was studied by Maimonides, ransomed by Crusaders and dismembered during rioting in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Archeologist: King Herod's tomb desecrated, but discovery 'high point'
8/5/2007
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced Monday night that it has uncovered the grave and tomb of Herod.

G-d's mail delivered to Western Wall
12/18/2005
The Israeli postal service sorts over 2 million pieces of mail daily, and inevitably some of those letters come addressed to G-d or the Holy Land.

First Temple-era seal discovered
09/27/2005
A First-Temple period seal has been discovered amidst piles of rubble from Jerusalem's Temple Mount, an Israeli archaeologist said, in what could prove to be an historic find.

A piece of history
07/17/2005
JERUSALEM - A secretive encounter with a Bedouin in a desert valley led to the discovery of two fragments from a nearly 2,000-year-old parchment scroll - the first such ...

Olives, Judaism and the Land of Israel
For a humble fruit, olives have made an indelible impression on the Jewish soul and on the customs and writings of the Jewish people. According to the Bible, olives were cultivated in the land we now call Israel even before the settlement of the Israelites.

It's for the birds
"Tread Lightly" and "Back to Basics" are two terms that are at the heart of the activities at Jerusalem Bird Observatory, a haven of wilderness, tucked away between the Knesset (the Israeli Parliament) and the ...

Massada National Park
Sitting on an isolated cliff in the Judean Desert, Massada's steep slopes and precipices rise more than 400 meters above the Dead Sea.


 


 
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