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Rare quarter-shekel coin handed over to State of Israel

Extremely rare quarter-shekel coin, minted by Jewish rebels in the Great Revolt 2,000 years ago, is handed over to Israel in US ceremony.

Rare quarter-shekel coin handed over to State of Israel

Watch: Archaeologists uncover traces of the Jewish Revolt

Researchers say they have uncovered traces of Jewish fighters hiding from the Roman Legions in caves near the town of T'koa in Gush Etzion.

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An ancient Jewish coin will fly with Eytan Stibbe into space

Bar Kokhba takes off to the stars: An ancient Jewish coin from the Bar Kokhba revolt against the Romans to fly with Eytan Stibbe into space.

An ancient Jewish coin will fly into space

Rare coins from Bar Kochba revolt found in Samaria

New coins, believed to date back to the times of the last uprising against the Roman Empire, indicate continued Jewish presence in the area.

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Incredible discovery may shed new light on Bar-Kochba Revolt

An archaeological dig has revealed a coin dating to post-2nd Temple times, questioning whether the Jewish uprising was entirely squashed.

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Bible scroll from Bar Kochba era discovered in Judean Desert

Dozens of fragments of 1,900-year-old biblical scroll and coins found in Judean Desert, along with 6,000-year-old mummy.

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Rare coin from Bar-Kokhba revolt unearthed near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem

'Year 2 of the Freedom of Israel'. Archeologists unearth coin dating back to Bar Kochba revolt which reads "Return to Israel", "Jerusalem".

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Holocaust and Ghetto Uprising Memorial Day

Holocaust and Ghetto Uprising Memorial Day

Rabbi Akiva saved us physically and spiritually

Rabbi Akiva saved us physically and spiritually

Vilification, indoctrination, corroboration

Vilification, indoctrination, corroboration

The horror and hope I saw in Rome

The horror and hope I saw in Rome

Rare Bar Kochba shekel offered for sale

Winner's prepares to auction off rare coin from fourth year of Bar Kochva revolt, expected to fetch $28,000 to $32,000.

Rare Bar Kochba shekel offered for sale

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Archaeological excavation near Kiryat Gat yields coins and exquisite jewelry probably stowed away by wealthy woman.

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered