IAA archaeologist Avinoam Lehavi holding the ancient oil lamp sherd decorated with a menorah Anat Rasiuk

Ancient Jewish Town Found in Be'er Sheva Solves Decades-old Mystery

Where were the Jews of the city during the Second Temple period, and why did they disappear after 150 years?

On the outskirts of the sprawling modern city of Be'er Sheva, archaeologists have solved a mystery going back decades with the discovery of an unmistakably Jewish town that existed during the Second Temple...

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