The Land of Israel constantly reveals hidden treasures, testifying to its rich history. This time, archeologists deciphered a 2,000-year-old stone with one of the oldest-known mentions of the name Judea.
The Palestinian Authority’s campaign against the Balfour Declaration indicates that its leadership refuses to recognize the legitimate historical right of the Jews to their national homeland and casts serious doubts about Palestinian intentions.
In an effort to uncover the original rock surface where Jesus' body was laid, the main Christian communities that govern the church have allowed a work crew only 60 hours to excavate the Edicule, the inner sanctum that covers what is believed to be the original cave where Jesus is said to have been entombed and resurrected.
Seventy years later, Murray Greenfield can still remember the anger he felt when he was locked up with hundreds of Jewish Holocaust survivors in a British detention camp on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.
At 29, Peres served as director of Israel's Defense Ministry and helped arm Israel's military. He developed Israel's nuclear program, launched a political career stretching more than 60 years and became president at 83. He also focused on promoting Israeli innovation and technology.
This is the first time researchers have been able to read the text of an ancient scroll without having to physically open it and this scroll proves the version of the Hebrew Bible used today is identical to the one from 2,000 years ago.
To date, approximately 600 colored stone floor tile segments have been discovered, with many of them dated to the Herodian Second Temple period. The Temple Mount Sifting Project was established in response to the illegal removal of tons of antiquities-rich earth from the Temple Mount by the Islamic Waqf.
The Mazliah family contacted a representative of the Israel Antiquities Authority and invited him to their home in order to examine numerous ancient metal artifacts that had been in the possession of their recently-deceased father.
After the Palestinian Authority asked the Arab League to assist in suing Britain for helping to establish the State of Israel, Israel's Foreign Ministry Director General fired back, saying this proves the insincerity of the Palestinian Authority to make peace with Israel.
Archaeologists excavating the site of the biblical city of Ashkelon found what they say is the first Philistine cemetery ever discovered, and which may help resolve a debate about the Philistines' geographical origins.
A monumental Roman gate discovered in the excavations by the University of Haifa at Sussita (Hippos) National Park in the Golan may cast light on the bronze mask of Pan – the only object of its kind found anywhere in the world – that was discovered on the same site during last year’s excavation season.