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First Temple-era discovery at Tel Lachish

First Temple-era discovery at Tel Lachish

Dig reveals ruins of a biblical city from the reign of King Hezekiah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2016 15:53
Second Temple floor looked like this

Second Temple floor looked like this

Tiles from the courtyard of the Herodian Second Temple have been revealed and reconstructed in the Temple Mount Sifting project.Kobi Finkler, 06/09/2016 21:26
'Preparation for Temple no longer a dream'

'Preparation for Temple no longer a dream'

In a new video, Temple Institute raises the question: how much longer until the Jewish Temple will be rebuilt?Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2016 11:34
Prayer section hides last of Temple destruction

Prayer section hides last of Temple destruction

Archaeologist warns government compromise to expand non-Orthodox Kotel prayer section will destroy priceless Jewish heritage.Shimon Cohen, 01/02/2016 19:17
Old Mikveh With Rare Inscriptions Found in J'lem

Old Mikveh With Rare Inscriptions Found in J'lem

Second Temple period ritual bath found during construction of kindergarten, with highly 'significant' wall paintings of Temple artifact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2015 12:55
Claim: Vatican Hoarding Second Temple Vessels

Claim: Vatican Hoarding Second Temple Vessels

Rabbi claims that Pope Francis knows full well where Jewish religious objects are being kept, is hiding them to avoid legal consequences.Shimon Cohen, 28/05/2014 17:32
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, 23/04/2014 09:49
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, 18/02/2014 11:55
A Special Peek At the Kotel Tunnels

A Special Peek At the Kotel Tunnels

Photo essay takes a look at the ancient architecture under Jerusalem's Western Wall.Ari Yashar, 09/02/2014 23:01
Tour Reveals Jewish History in Arab Galilee Towns

Tour Reveals Jewish History in Arab Galilee Towns

Friday tour shows Jewish priestly communities in Galilee after fall of Second Temple, most stops now Arab towns.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2013 10:42
Passover Hike to Solomon’s Pools in Gush Etzion

Passover Hike to Solomon’s Pools in Gush Etzion

The Kfar Etzion Field School will introduce Passover tourists to Solomon’s Pools, which supplied water to Jerusalem for nearly 2,000 years.Chana Ya'ar, 28/03/2013 13:10
MK Aryeh Eldad: 'When Temple Ready, Cut Up Mosque'

MK Aryeh Eldad: 'When Temple Ready, Cut Up Mosque'

MK Professor Aryeh Eldad is proposing Israel “cut up and move” the Al Aqsa mosque, like the Ulpana houses, 'when the Temple is built.'Chana Ya'ar, 29/07/2012 11:57
Temple Mount Closed to Jews on Tisha B'Av

Temple Mount Closed to Jews on Tisha B'Av

The Temple Mount was closed to visits by Jews on Sunday, to when the Jewish fast of Tisha B'Av was postponed.Chana Ya'ar, 29/07/2012 10:07