Ancient Egyptian Beer-Making Stash Unearthed

Ancient Egyptian Beer-Making Stash Unearthed

5,000-year-old fragments provide first-ever evidence of Egyptian occupation in central Tel Aviv area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2015, 5:47 PM
Japan Funds UNESCO Mission to Save Iraq's Heritage

Japan Funds UNESCO Mission to Save Iraq's Heritage

New initiative to use satellite imaging and other tools to stop jihadists from destroying artifacts or selling them on black market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2015, 8:38 PM
Spelunkers Find Rare 2,300-Year-Old Treasure Cache

Spelunkers Find Rare 2,300-Year-Old Treasure Cache

In one of the most important finds in northern Israel, three cave explorers unearth ancient coins and jewelry in stalactite cave.Ari Yashar, 3/9/2015, 1:14 PM
Unprecedented Treasure Found off Israeli Coast

Unprecedented Treasure Found off Israeli Coast

Ancient haul of 2,000 golden coins discovered by accident by divers; likely the remains of an ancient shipwreck.Ari Soffer, 2/17/2015, 6:45 PM
Grave Robbers Caught Red Handed

Grave Robbers Caught Red Handed

Three grave robbers were caught red-handed Friday night as they tried to raid antiquities in the area of Tel Ashkelon.Yaakov Levi, 2/1/2015, 5:01 PM
IAA Finds Bracelet from Roman Period with Menorah

IAA Finds Bracelet from Roman Period with Menorah

Glass bracelet found in what researchers believe was an ancient garbage pit; Menorah on bracelet just in time for Hannukah.Orly Harari and Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2014, 12:00 PM
2,000-year-old Palace Entryway Found in Judea

2,000-year-old Palace Entryway Found in Judea

Arched entry to Herodian Hilltop Palace unearthed revealing how palace was turned into memorial; evidence of Jewish revolts found on site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2014, 3:57 PM
8,000-Year-Old Olive Oil Discovered in Galilee

8,000-Year-Old Olive Oil Discovered in Galilee

Researchers find oldest evidence of olive oil usage in Israel and likely in entire Middle East at Lower Galilee excavation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2014, 11:49 AM
2,800-Year-Old Farm Discovered Near Rosh Ha'ayin

2,800-Year-Old Farm Discovered Near Rosh Ha'ayin

Stunning find in coastal region reveals ancient farmhouse and rare coin with Alexander's name on it, testifying to Greek presence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2014, 2:21 PM
UNESCO Debates ISIS Erasing of Jewish History

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

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
How Canaanite Worship Looked in Joshua's Conquest?

How Canaanite Worship Looked in 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

One of Oldest Known Synagogues Seized by ISIS

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

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 Allegedly Used To Build Second Temple Found

Chisel Allegedly Used To Build Second Temple Found

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

Treblinka Finds Show World Truth About Holocaust

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'

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 Ours

MK to Schulz: Temple Mount Proves This Land 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

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
Discovery Revives Ancient Tzitzit Dying Methods

Discovery 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

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’

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

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 Hasmonean Fortress

PA Caught Digging at 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

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

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

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 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 Friendship to Jews

Israeli Historian Proves Roman Friendship to Jews

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 in Sea of Galilee

Ancient Structure Found in 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'

High-Tech Solution to Judaism's 'Mystery'

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?

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 Ancient Ritual Bath in Jerusalem

Video: Visit to Ancient Ritual Bath 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 Mikveh Discovered in Jerusalem

Rare Second Temple Mikveh 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

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

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:Stop ‘Destruction of History’  

Court May Be Asked: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

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

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 Ancient Well

8,500 Yr-Old Skeletons Found in Rare Ancient 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

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
French Official Denies Jewish Connection to Israel

French Official Denies Jewish Connection to Israel

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
Archaeological Site Uncovers Ancient Flint Tools

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

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

Road Work Uncovers 1,500-Year-Old Jewish Town

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 Antiques, Send Them to Egypt

Israel to Buy Antiques, 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

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

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?

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

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

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
‘Land of Israel’ Exam Features Christian Crosses

‘Land of Israel’ Exam Features 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

Mt. Gerizim Archaeological Site Reopens

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

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

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 Shows Bethlehem Part of Kingdom of Judah

Discovery Shows 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 Discovered at Megiddo

Ancient Gold Jewelry 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