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Joshua's Altar restored

Joshua's Altar restored

The Samaria regional council sent a clandestine task force to restore the ancient site of the Biblical Joshua's Altar.Shlomo Witty, 11/02/2021 20:41
PA damages site of Joshua's altar

PA damages site of Joshua's altar

Stones from ancient site believed to be altar of Biblical prophet taken by the PA, crushed to make new road.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 17:17
'Lawless Civil Administration officer put lives at risk'

'Lawless Civil Administration officer put lives at risk'

Samaria Council head writes to Defense Minister after Jewish archaeologists arrested by PA police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2020 15:44
Watch: 'Early Bronze Age New York of our region'

Watch: 'Early Bronze Age New York of our region'

Archaeological excavations in northern Hasharon uncover vast 5,000-year-old city, one of the first and largest of the ancient Near East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2019 11:23
Meron: Ancient synagogue vandalized

Meron: Ancient synagogue vandalized

Vandals spray-paint red warnings on wall of 2,000-year-old synagogue near tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2019 13:00
Night visit to Patriarch Abraham's home

Night visit to Patriarch Abraham's home

100 Jews visit Biblical site where Abraham lived, began Jewish tradition of morning prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2018 22:42
New town to be built on historical site?

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, 13/09/2018 21:01
Entire Western Wall is a ‘danger zone’, archaeologist says

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

Archaeologist warns stones could fall from any part of Western Wall following near disaster.JTA, 23/07/2018 21:26
Syria accuses Israel of stealing artifacts from synagogue

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, 25/03/2018 20:17
250 Jews visit Elonei Mamreh

250 Jews visit Elonei Mamreh

Hevron institution organizes tour for hundreds of Jews visiting rarely-opened historical site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 14:36
Ancient underground tunnel system discovered near Har Hevron

Ancient underground tunnel system discovered near Har Hevron

IDF soldiers accompany civilians in tour of underground tunnels near Har Hevron town.Orly Harari, 02/04/2017 07:22
Students unearth 2000-year old Jewish town to fund Poland trip

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, 27/03/2017 10:11
Antiquities thieves caught red-handed

Antiquities thieves caught red-handed

Arabs use backhoe loader in attempt to loot archaeological site.Orly Harari, 15/03/2017 14:59
Arabs caught looting archaeological site

Arabs caught looting archaeological site

Supervisors spot three Arab infiltrators digging illegally for ancient treasure.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 06/03/2017 14:58
Illegal Arab buildings on ancient site destroyed

Illegal Arab buildings on ancient site destroyed

After Supreme Court appeal, Civil Admin destroys illegal Arab buildings on archaeological site, though not in time to save most remains.Orly Harari, 05/04/2016 14:56
Arabs Destroy Bar Kochba Rebellion 'Secret Cave'

Arabs Destroy Bar Kochba Rebellion 'Secret Cave'

Palestinians last week destroyed an ancient cave in the Gush Etzion area, dating back to rebellion against Rome 1,900 years ago..Shimon Cohen, 11/10/2015 20:43
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, 01/02/2015 17:01
'Despite Left..Agriculture Flourishing Here'

'Despite Left..Agriculture Flourishing Here'

MK Ayelet Shaked visits the village of Susya in the Southern Hevron Hills Sunday morning.Orli Harari, Cynthia Blank, 12/10/2014 13:42
National Park Declared Where David Fought Goliath

National Park Declared Where David Fought Goliath

Archaeologists claim a building unearthed at Khirbet Qeiyafa was King David's 'Suburban Palace.'Gil Ronen, 30/01/2014 16:06
Talmud-Era Jewish Community at Elad?

Talmud-Era Jewish Community at Elad?

Archaeologists are confident the findings point to a Jewish population, probably 1,600 years ago.Gil Ronen, 31/12/2013 21:28
Jews, Arabs Clash over Historic Site in Binyamin

Jews, Arabs Clash over Historic Site in Binyamin

Israeli group seeks to protect ancient building as Palestinian Arab claims ownership, brings in heavy machinery.Maayana Miskin, 29/12/2013 12:07
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, 24/12/2013 18:25
'I Yelled – You have to Come See It, It's Huge!'

'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, 11/09/2013 15:08
Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount

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, 09/09/2013 13:13
Dig Shows Temple Pilgrims Traveled 100s of Miles

Dig Shows Temple Pilgrims Traveled 100s of Miles

Analysis of bones of animals sacrificed in Temple shows some may have been brought from as far as Arabia.Arutz Sheva, 08/09/2013 20:14
Byzantine Garbage Pit Yields Mystery

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, 07/08/2013 11:01
Huge 1,000-Year-Old Hospital Exposed in J'lem

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, 05/08/2013 11:21
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, 04/08/2013 11:43
Part of Sphinx found in Northern Dig

Part of 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, 09/07/2013 14:41
Archaeologists: We Found Shilo Tabernacle

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, 02/07/2013 08:50
Media Mum on Hamas's Razing Roman Temple

Media Mum on Hamas's Razing Roman Temple

As Hamas destroys antiquities, Israeli media looks the other way.Gil Ronen, 18/04/2013 18:25
Monumental Conical Structure Found in Kinneret

Monumental Conical Structure Found in Kinneret

Nautical archeologists think structure may have been built onshore and then submerged.Gil Ronen, 10/04/2013 20:57
Ancient Shilo Vase Stolen

Ancient Shilo Vase Stolen

Police to search for vase that provides evidence Shilo was sacked by Philistines.Gil Ronen, 15/01/2013 13:49
Shilo Find May Show It was Sacked by Philistines

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, 07/01/2013 12:50
Rare Find of Temple Era Artifacts near Jerusalem

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, 26/12/2012 10:21
Tours of Jacob's Ladder Site in Beit El for Sukkot

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, 28/09/2012 03:14
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, 23/09/2012 14:11
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, 07/08/2012 19:02