Ten Commandments

A marble slab depicting the Ten Commandments which likely adorned the entrance of a synagogue that was destroyed by the Romans between CE 400 and 600, or by the Crusaders in the 11th century, has been bought by a private bidder and will be available for public viewing.

Tel Gezer

A treasure trove of ancient gold and silver artifacts dating back some 3,600 years was recently discovered in Tel Gezer, an archaeological site on the Judean foothills, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority announced Monday.