UNESCO Debates ISIS Erasing of Jewish History

Special Paris session featuring Israeli expert to discuss ways of saving ancient Jewish sites that have come under ISIS's cruel grasp.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 12/1/2014, 9:07 AM

France Returns Artifacts Stolen from Egypt

250 artifacts from as far back as 2000 BCE returned to Nile state, latest in long spate of French artifact smuggling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2014, 12:45 PM

Is This How Canaanite Worship Looked During Joshua's Conquest?

Ariel University archaeologists find 3,300-year-old building used for pagan rituals in a city to the west of Hevron.Ari Yashar, 10/22/2014, 2:54 PM

One of Oldest Known Synagogues Seized by ISIS in Syria

Jihadists looting ancient archaeological sites, including 244 BCE synagogue; officials warn 5,000 years of history being erased.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2014, 3:05 PM

Archaeologist Killed in Samaria Cave-In

Yuval Peleg, 45, of Kfar Adumim, was a senior archaeologist in the IDF's Civil Administration.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 6/26/2014, 5:52 PM

Chisel Reportedly Used To Build The Second Temple Discovered

Archaeologist who found ancient tool says 'for first time in 2000 years we have a tool of the builders of the Kotel (Western Wall).'Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 4/23/2014, 9:49 AM

Treblinka Finds Show World Truth About Holocaust, Expert Says

Professor Gidon Greif, expert on Treblinka, speaks to Arutz Sheva about excavations of the Nazi death camp.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/1/2014, 8:11 AM

2,300-Year-Old Village Found Near 'Burma Road'

Site reached height of its development in third century BCE, was abandoned at the end of the Hasmonean dynasty.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/18/2014, 11:55 AM

MK to Schulz: Temple Mount Proves This Land Is Ours

MK Levi, former Jerusalem police chief, speaks after European Parliament head, 'archaeology in Temple Mount proves land ours.'Ari Yashar, 2/13/2014, 4:34 PM

Fisherman Leaves behind Bible-Era Treasure

Numerous complete jars from thousands of years ago, long buried at sea, handed over to authorities.Gil Ronen, 1/15/2014, 11:52 AM

New-found Artifact Revives Ancient Tzitzit Dying Methods

Antiquities Authority presents recent discovery at conference, proof of tekhelet dying techniques from over 2,000 years ago.Ari Yashar, 12/31/2013, 8:29 PM

Band of Bedouin Grave Robbers Caught Red-Handed

A gang of Bedouin grave robbers were caught red-handed Friday evening, searching a sheikh's grave for boxes of gold.David Lev, 12/29/2013, 6:29 PM

Treatment of Temple Mount Artifacts ‘A Disgrace’

MKs discuss the mistreatment of Jewish historical artifacts on the Temple Mount; Feiglin says neglect the result of 'emotional disconnect'.Maayana Miskin, 12/24/2013, 6:25 PM

Ancient Fountain Discovered in Ramla

Excavation in Ramla turns up 900-year-old fountain, complete with ancient mosaic. More discoveries made nearby.Maayana Miskin, 12/8/2013, 2:05 PM

PA Caught Digging at Ancient Hasmonean Fortress

The fortress, an important site in the Maccabee revolts which Hanukkah commemorates, is located in 'Area A' not under Israeli control.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2013, 12:31 PM

Ancient Jewish Altar Found in Shilo

Ongoing dig in the Samaria town of Shilo turns up ancient stone altar from First Temple times or earlier.Maayana Miskin, 11/19/2013, 6:43 PM

Ancient Curse Unearthed at City of David

1,700 year old curse found at archaeological dig in Jerusalem was ordered by a woman from a professional magician.Ari Yashar, 10/30/2013, 12:34 PM

TAU Study Links Empire Collapse, Climate Change

Tel Aviv researchers say Sea of Galilee find shows ancient empires died out because of cold to the north.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2013, 2:44 AM

Archaeologists Uncover Temple-Era Jewish Village

Archaeologists find remains of Jewish town in the Galilee. Town dates back to times of Second Temple.Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2013, 11:43 AM

Israeli Historian Proves Roman-Jewish 'Friendship' Tablet

Tablet turns the world of historical research upside down; cites ancient Jewish warrior "Judah Maccabee"Hana Levi Julian, 7/25/2013, 6:38 PM

Ancient Structure Found Under Sea of Galilee

Underwater archaeologists have found an ancient structure built from large basalt stones, under the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/10/2013, 7:33 PM

High-Tech Solution to Judaism's 'Mystery of the Century'

Mega-computer enlisted to unlock 1,000 year-old texts to study key developments in Judaism and relations with other nations and religions.Yoni Kempinski, 5/28/2013, 2:44 AM

Is the State Hiding a Major Bible Era Find?

Makor Rishon says authorities are keeping lid on what may be a royal castle from David's time.Gil Ronen, 4/20/2013, 10:24 PM

Video: Visit to the Ritual Bath Discovered in Jerusalem

Arutz Sheva TV visits the rare find in Jerusalem: a ritual bath from the Second Temple era.Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2013, 1:13 AM

Rare Second Temple Ritual Purity Pool Discovered in Jerusalem

A rare find in Jerusalem: archaeologists have uncovered a ritual pool from the Second Temple era near a highway construction site.Hana Levi Julian, 4/10/2013, 12:23 PM

New Kids' Book Tells All on City of David

A new genre of children's literature hopes to bring the story of historic Jerusalem to kids who are just starting to read.David Lev, 2/14/2013, 7:02 PM

New Online Israel Archaeology Archive

Israel’s Antiquities Authority (IAA) has launched a new Israel Archaeological Archive, accessible on the Internet in English.Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2013, 1:39 PM

Court May Be Asked to Stop ‘Destruction of History’  

The High Court may be the last resort for archaeologists to order Netanyahu to stop letting the Waqf destroy history at the holy site.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2012, 8:31 AM

Dead Sea Scrolls Online Library Launched

Israel Antiquities Authority and Google launch the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library website.Gil Ronen, 12/18/2012, 12:42 PM

Holy Site Desecration Traced to Philistine Era

PA Arabs are not the first to desecrate holy sites. Archaeologists discover Philistines may have done the same 3,100 years ago. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/13/2012, 11:56 AM

8,500 Yr-Old Skeletons Found in Rare Stone Age Well

What were two skeletons doing at the bottom of a rare Stone Age well being excavated in the Jezreel Valley?Chana Ya'ar, 11/8/2012, 4:49 PM

Dog's Fall Led to Archaeological Discovery

Ancient wine presses found in Jerusalem thanks to a man who walked his dog.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2012, 2:56 PM

Ministry: French Official Denies Jewish Connection to the Land

The Foreign Ministry upbraided France's Consul General in Jerusalem over his denial of the Jewish connection to historical sites in IsraelDavid Lev, 10/11/2012, 2:02 PM

Huge Archaeological Site Uncovers Ancient Flint Tools

A large archaeological site in the north has uncovered flint tools and other ancient finds during excavations for a highway. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/23/2012, 2:11 PM

First Temple Era Reservoir Discovered in Old City

A large reservoir discovered under the Old City was used by Temple pilgrims, dating back to the First Temple era, archaeologists saidDavid Lev, 9/6/2012, 1:59 PM

Road Work Uncovers 1,500-Year-Old Jewish Town Near Be'er Sheva

Archaeologists have discovered remains of a large 1,500-year-old Jewish town near Be’er Sheva, including a synagogue or Torah study center. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/2/2012, 5:06 PM

Israel to Buy Antiquities, Send Them to Egypt

Israel pledges to buy Egyptian artifacts and return them to Cairo. Lawyer for Israeli prisoner in Egypt objects.Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2012, 10:09 AM

Susita Site Yields Surprises

Portrait of a local man, probably from 3rd century CE, dug up just east of Sea of Galilee.Gil Ronen, 8/7/2012, 7:02 PM

Byzantine-Era Industrial Olive Press Found

Impressive olive press discovered north of Tel Aviv. Archeological park may be created.Gil Ronen, 8/7/2012, 5:49 PM

Remains of Jews Massacred on Temple Mount Found?

Journalist shows video of mass grave just outside eastern wall of Temple Mount.Gil Ronen, 7/30/2012, 1:38 PM

Akko Harbor from Second Temple Times Exposed

2,300 year old harbor was the largest in the country during Hellenistic period and may have been military.Gil Ronen, 7/17/2012, 12:33 PM

Archaeologists Uncover Gold Treasure Near Herzliya

One of the largest gold treasures ever to be discovered in Israel was uncovered last week at an archaeological dig near Herzliya.Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2012, 1:59 PM

Shocking ‘Land of Israel' Exam Shows Christian Crosses

High school “Land of Israel” exam features Christian crosses. Is the Education Ministry trying to undermine students with Christianity?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/8/2012, 8:58 AM

Mt. Gerizim Archaeological Site Reopens After 12 Years

12 years after being closed because of the Oslo War, the archaeological site on Mount Gerizim reopened in a special ceremony.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 7/6/2012, 4:12 AM

Stunning Synagogue Floor Discovered in Galilee

Mosaic floor of 1,700 year old synagogue portrays biblical story of Samson placing torches between the tails of foxes.Gil Ronen, 7/2/2012, 9:23 AM

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Archaeological excavation near Kiryat Gat yields coins and exquisite jewelry probably stowed away by wealthy woman.Gil Ronen, 6/5/2012, 10:31 AM

Discovery Proves Bethlehem Part of Kingdom of Judah

Archaeologists have discovered the first evidence outside of the Bible that Bethlehem was part of the First Temple era Kingdom of Judah.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2012, 10:29 AM

Ancient Gold Jewelry Collection Discovered at Megiddo

Archaeologists have discovered a collection of ancient jewelry hidden in a vessel at Tel Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 5/21/2012, 8:03 PM

Evidence of Canaanite Jewish Rituals in Reign of King David

An archaeologist finds spectacular evidence confirming the reign of King David and that non-Jews believed in one Creator.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/8/2012, 4:21 PM

Vandals Damage Ancient Monk's Mill Site in Galilee

Apparent anti-Israeli vandals damaged an archaeological site featuring a monk's mill this weekend in the northern part of the country.Chana Ya'ar, 5/6/2012, 1:42 PM

'Matanyahu' Seal Found near Solomon's Temple

Seal with name similar to Prime Minister's found in the physically closest structure to King Solomon's Temple ever unearthed. Gil Ronen, 5/1/2012, 12:50 PM

New Exodus: Ancient Egyptian Coffin Lids Smuggled to Jerusalem

The Israel Antiquities Authority seizes two stolen lids of ancient Egyptian coffins smuggled from Egypt to Israel via Dubai. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/3/2012, 1:58 PM

Temple Menorah Stamp Affirms Jewish Claim to Land

Like a historic seal of approval to Jews' claims to their Land, a stamp with Menorah is found in Akko.Gil Ronen, 1/10/2012, 10:17 AM

Second Temple Era Seal Unveiled

The Israel Antiquities Authority unveiled a rare ancient seal that underscores the bond of the Jewish people to Jerusalem.Gabe Kahn., 12/25/2011, 1:11 PM

1,600 Year Old Bathhouse Uncovered in Judea

A newly discovered bathhouse may have been used by owners of a wealthy estate or was part of an inn on an ancient road.Gil Ronen, 12/20/2011, 11:04 AM

The Case of the 3,000-Year-old Mystery in Jerusalem

The City of David, across from the Western Wall, asks people to suggest answers to mysterious 3,000-year-old carvings. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/7/2011, 3:44 PM

Bet El - The site of Jacob's Dream Discovered

In his new video, Dr. Hagi Ben-Artzi presents the discovery of the site of Jacob's dream.Yoni Kempinski, 12/1/2011, 2:00 PM