The preponderance of archaeological and historical evidence is overwhelming and the argument that there is 'no proof' of the Temples is a modern political artifact.
Ancient fortress at Tell Qudadi at the mouth of the Yarkon River wasn't Israelite after all, say modern archaeologists who reopened old data.
Experiment with 12,500-year old deep rock mortars found at Huzuq Musa proves they could be used to turn wild barley into flour.
The Haifa grotto, sacred going back to the days of Baal, had been so neglected it even became a venue for bar mitzvahs. Only now is Israel starting to consider protecting it.
The sound of the pounding may have been used to summon the late Stone Age community from far and wide for the funeral ritual, Haifa University archaeologists postulate
Discovered belatedly in the inhospitable heart of the desert, the sites, featuring brazenly sexual elements, indicate that the desert peoples developed worship over a millennium before the farming folk.
Samuel and his family rediscovered 1,800 years later in the cemetery of the former Jewish capital in Galilee.
We don’t know what gods were worshiped at this vast edifice but the evidence shows ritual discarding of animal bones.
A fragment forgotten and stashed away in a kibbutz turns out to be identical with metal coffins found in Lebanon.
The coins were found in a previously unknown village that may have rebelled against the Romans twice – and was twice destroyed.