A unique First Temple-era seal recently discovered at the Western Wall plaza is the latest piece of archaeological evidence supporting Jewish historical claims to Jerusalem.

A stamped piece of clay from the First Temple period, which belonged to “sar ha’ir” – the “governor of the city” of Jerusalem, the most prominent local position to be held in Jerusalem 2,700 years ago – was recently unearthed and presented to Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.

Watch as the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, excavator of the site located in the northwestern part of the Western Wall Plaza, explains the significance of this important find – another piece of evidence proving the Jewish People’s ancient ties to their eternal capital.






Sign the Declaration to Keep Jerusalem United

Jerusalem Must Remain the United Capital of Israel

I declare that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish People and support all efforts to maintain and strengthen a united Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the State of Israel.

See our Privacy Policy

Do You Love Israel? Make a Donation - Show Your Support!

Donate to vital charities that help protect Israeli citizens and inspire millions around the world to support Israel too!

Now more than ever, Israel needs your help to fight and win the war -- including on the battlefield of public opinion.

Antisemitism, anti-Israel bias and boycotts are out of control. Israel's enemies are inciting terror and violence against innocent Israelis and Jews around the world. Help us fight back!

STAND WTH ISRAEL - MAKE A DONATION TODAY!