Toilet placed to defile site of pagan worship 2800 years ago backs of biblical accounts of King Hezekiah's battle to abolish idolatry.
As the First Jewish War raged in ancient Palestine, villagers would hide in impressively inaccessible cliffside caves as the Roman armies marched through.
Archaeologist Alexander Onn compares the Second Temple era hall with Israel's parliamentary cafeteria, a modern meeting place of the ruling elite.
In a complex operation, the 10.5-meter column was lowered through the roof of the Tel-Hai Academic College's library, in order to make it accessible to the wider public.
Settlements with double-fortified walls and irrigated terraces were unexpected deep in the Early Bronze Age desert.
‘Afghan Genizah’ manuscripts were unearthed after the downfall of the Taliban and shed light on the life of the Jewish community of Afghanistan a thousand years ago.
Like in the case of antiques plundered from Iraq after the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime, experts predict that lost Syrian treasures are bound to turn up in shops in Jerusalem’s Old City and elsewhere around the country.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews jealously guard the religion’s dictates about handling dead bodies, so scientists do what they can to achieve a compromise.
Many archaeologists believe the find supports the existence of a united kingdom in the David era. It will soon be shown at Jerusalem's Bible Lands Museum.
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