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  Kislev 15, 5775 , 07/12/14

Antiquities Thieves Caught Red-Handed in Judean Desert Caves

Just a few days after their dramatic arrest amidst the Judean Desert cliffs, would-be thieves of ancient scrolls and precious archaeological artifacts were indicted this morning in a Be'er Sheva court. Concluding a year-long Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) operation to locate such thieves, with the help of Israel Police, this was the first time in 30 years that robbers had been caught in the area.
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