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Son of Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin discovers ancient coin

Benjamin Elkin, son of the Jerusalem Affairs Minister, finds a 2,000-yr-old coin in soil from the City of David's excavations.

Son of Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin discovers ancient coin

Greenblatt: We can't 'Judaize' what history shows

US envoy slams PA for accusing US of supporting 'Judaization' of Jerusalem over its participation in City of David event.

Greenblatt: We can't 'Judaize' what history shows

Mayim Bialik: From Hollywood to ancient Jerusalem

Orthodox Jewish actress visits historic City of David in Jerusalem during her trip to Israel.

Mayim Bialik: From Hollywood to ancient Jerusalem

First Temple-era find in Jerusalem sheds light on ancient Judea

Watch: Names of ancient Israelite kings found on seals discovered in Jerusalem.

First Temple-era find in Jerusalem sheds light on ancient Judeaplayer

Watch: Evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem found

Days before Tisha B'Av fast, excavation unearths artifacts from Kingdom of Judea in 1st Temple period - and evidence of city's destruction.

Watch: Evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem foundplayer

Temple Mount earth-sifting project will continue

After PM intervenes, it is agreed that sifting project currently in force on the Temple Mount will continue to get funding.

Temple Mount earth-sifting project will continue

Thousands tour City of David on Sukkot holiday

Families enjoy free tours and festive fun in Jerusalem's Old City during Sukkot.

Thousands tour City of David on Sukkot holiday

'I'll strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

Education, Diaspora Ministries aid Jewish study programs abroad.

Bennett pledges to 'strengthen Jewish identity in Diaspora'

Lapid: Temple’s ruin is temporary

Chairman of secularist Yesh Atid visited Ir David and was moved by what he saw.

Lapid: Temple’s ruin is temporary

Jewish community in Silwan expands

Leftist NGO blasts Jewish construction in historic Jerusalem neighborhood.

Jewish community in Silwan expands

Jews at City of David Enter a New Structure

After a 3-year court battle, Jews enter a structure next to Beit Yehonatan, which once served as a synagogue.

Jerusalem: Jews in Shiloach Win Battle for Former Synagogue

24-Hour Security Detail for Minister Ariel, Too

Terrorists threatened to harm Jewish Home construction minister who supports Temple Mount prayer, intends to move to City of David.

24-Hour Security Detail for Minister Ariel After Terror Threats

Terrorists Attack Jerusalem Home with Firebombs

Terror wave in and around the capital continues, as Arabs throw firebombs towards a home in the Shiloach neighborhood.

Terrorists Attack Jerusalem Home with Firebombs

Firebomb Attack on Historic J'lem Home Wounds One

Man hospitalized with burns in attack in City of David area just after Shabbat; latest in recent spate of encouraged by Fatah.

Firebomb Attack on Historic Jerusalem Home Wounds One

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 said

First Temple Era Reservoir Discovered in Old Cityplayer

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.

Discovery Proves Bethlehem Part of Kingdom of Judah