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Archaeological research in Israel has provided fascinating insight into biblical accounts of ancient Jewish history, including King David's capture of Jerusalem.

Sarah Nachshon

A mother's insistence on burying her baby son in Hebron was a step in the direction of rebuilding the ancient Jewish city.

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 »

simcha hochbaum

"We see ourselves not as individuals, but on a mission connecting young people to their Jewish roots," says Rabbi Simcha Hochbaum, who educates the public about the significance of the Jewish city of Hebron.

Tel Dan has a bit of everything—archaeology, history, lots of water, lush greenery, biblical sites, battle sites from recent Israeli wars and amazing views.

Listening to the intense crashing of the sea water against the walls of the grottoes, I appreciate the natural phenomenon chosen by King David to bring us closer to God.