Khirbet Qeiyafa

On a tiny hilltop in the middle of the Elah Valley, near the city of Beit Shemesh, an ancient city was uncovered, with features and details that seem to match the biblical account of the region. Whether this discovery provides physical evidence of the existence of a Davidic stronghold in the Elah Valley is the... Read more »

Nahalat Shiva

The third small neighborhood built outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem was called Nahalat Shiva (meaning the inheritance of the seven), named because seven families originally got together and decided to buy property and build a neighborhood there.

Bridge to the Temple Mount

The annual three-week mourning period for the destruction of the Holy Temples is an especially appropriate time to visit places connected to the Holy Temple.