New town to be built on historical site?

Important historical military and Christian site may be devastated by a new plan to build a town over the ruins.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 9:01 PM

Entire Western Wall is a ‘danger zone’, archaeologist says

Archaeologist warns stones could fall from any part of Western Wall following near disaster.JTA, 7/23/2018, 9:26 PM

Syria accuses Israel of stealing artifacts from synagogue

Syrian government says Israel and 'terrorists' stole Jewish artifacts from 2,000-year-old synagogue destroyed during Syrian civil war.JTA, 3/25/2018, 8:17 PM

250 Jews visit Elonei Mamreh

Hevron institution organizes tour for hundreds of Jews visiting rarely-opened historical site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2017, 2:36 PM

Ancient underground tunnel system discovered near Har Hevron

IDF soldiers accompany civilians in tour of underground tunnels near Har Hevron town.Orly Harari, 4/2/2017, 7:22 AM

Students unearth 2000-year old Jewish town to fund Poland trip

Students at Jerusalem's Boyar High School participate in archaeological excavations to help fund their trip to Poland's concentration camps.Orly Harari, 3/27/2017, 10:11 AM

Antiquities thieves caught red-handed

Arabs use backhoe loader in attempt to loot archaeological site.Orly Harari, 3/15/2017, 2:59 PM

Arabs caught looting archaeological site

Supervisors spot three Arab infiltrators digging illegally for ancient treasure.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/6/2017, 2:58 PM

Israel destroys illegal Arab buildings on archaeological site

After Supreme Court appeal, Civil Admin destroys illegal Arab buildings on archaeological site, though not in time to save most remains.Orly Harari, 4/5/2016, 2:56 PM

Arabs Destroy 'Secret Cave' of Bar Kochba Rebellion

Palestinians last week destroyed an ancient cave in the Gush Etzion area, dating back to rebellion against Rome 1,900 years ago..Shimon Cohen, 10/11/2015, 8:43 PM

Grave Robbers Caught Red Handed Seeking Gold and Silver

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

MK: 'Despite the Leftists, Agriculture is Flourishing Here'

MK Ayelet Shaked visits the village of Susya in the Southern Hevron Hills Sunday morning.Orli Harari, Cynthia Blank, 10/12/2014, 1:42 PM

National Park Declared Where David Fought Goliath

Archaeologists claim a building unearthed at Khirbet Qeiyafa was King David's 'Suburban Palace.'Gil Ronen, 1/30/2014, 4:06 PM

Talmud-Era Jewish Community at Elad?

Archaeologists are confident the findings point to a Jewish population, probably 1,600 years ago.Gil Ronen, 12/31/2013, 9:28 PM

Activists Fight to Save Historical Site from Arab Vandals

Israeli group seeks to protect ancient building as Palestinian Arab claims ownership, brings in heavy machinery.Maayana Miskin, 12/29/2013, 12:07 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

'I Yelled – You have to Come See It, It's Huge!'

A 17-minute video tells the story of one of the most amazing discoveries in Jerusalem's archaeological history.Gil Ronen, 9/11/2013, 3:08 PM

Ancient Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount

"Ophel Treasure” apparently includes oldest Torah ornament ever found: medallion with Menorah, Torah and Shofar etchingsArutz Sheva, 9/9/2013, 1:13 PM

Dig Shows Temple Pilgrims Traveled Hundreds of Miles

Analysis of bones of animals sacrificed in Temple shows some may have been brought from as far as Arabia.Arutz Sheva, 9/8/2013, 8:14 PM

Byzantine Garbage Pit Yields Mystery

What were 400 Byzantine coins, 200 Samaritan lamps, an ancient ring and gold jewelry doing in a refuse pit?Gil Ronen, 8/7/2013, 11:01 AM

Huge 1,000-Year-Old Hospital Exposed in J'lem

Impressive Crusader structure built by the Knights Hospitaller has 20-foot-high ceiling, served as a fruit market.Gil Ronen, 8/5/2013, 11:21 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

Part of Egyptian Sphinx found in Northern Dig

Artifact bears the name of Mycerinus, the king who was one of the builders of the Giza pyramids.Arutz Sheva, 7/9/2013, 2:41 PM

Archaeologists: We Found Shilo Tabernacle

The findings, to be displayed this week at Shilo, include hewn holes in which wooden beams could have been placed.Gil Ronen, 7/2/2013, 8:50 AM

Media Mum on Hamas's Razing Roman Temple

As Hamas destroys antiquities, Israeli media looks the other way.Gil Ronen, 4/18/2013, 6:25 PM

Monumental Cone-Shaped Structure Found in Sea of Galilee

Nautical archeologists think structure may have been built onshore and then submerged.Gil Ronen, 4/10/2013, 8:57 PM

Ancient Shilo Vase Stolen

Police to search for vase that provides evidence Shilo was sacked by Philistines.Gil Ronen, 1/15/2013, 1:49 PM

Shilo Find May Show It was Sacked by Philistines

Evidence of destruction confirms conjecture that Shilo was destroyed after Even Ha'ezer war.Gil Ronen, 1/7/2013, 12:50 PM

Rare Find of Temple Era Artifacts near Jerusalem

Archaeologists have discovered a rare cache of artifacts, testimony of a ritual cult before the Jewish kingdom abolished them.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2012, 10:21 AM

Tours of "Jacob's Ladder" Site in Beit El for Sukkot

On a hilltop overlooking Beit El, an ancient stone building stands on top a large natural bedrock known as the site of Jacob's dream.INN Staff, 9/28/2012, 3:14 AM

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

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