Articles in "Israeli history"

Israel’s First Ambassador to Romania Celebrated on his 127th Birthday

A new memorial plaque in the city of Galati, Romania, dedicated to Israel's first ambassador to the country, the painter Reuven Rubin, was ...

Fortified Building from Time of King David Discovered for First Time in Golan Heights

A fortified complex from the time of King David, the 11th to 10th centuries BCE, was exposed for the first time in archaeological ...

‘Ancient Savings Box’: Jug Containing 1,000-year-old Gold Coins Unearthed in Jerusalem

A small pottery jar containing four pure gold coins dating from the Early Islamic period more than 1,000 years ago was recently unearthed ...

Byzantine-Era Church Built on Temple to Greek God Pan Discovered in Northern Israel

A church from the Byzantine period dating to around 400 CE that was built on top of a temple for the Greek god Pan was recently discovered ...

1,700-Year-Old Boundary stone, Inscribed with Name ‘Kfar Nafah’ in Greek, Uncovered in Golan Heights

A 1,700-year-old boundary stone, inscribed with the name "Kfar Nafah" (Nafah village) in Greek, was uncovered last month in an ...

Israeli Archeologists Understand Decline of Byzantine Town in Negev Through Sheep Dung

Israeli archeologists were successful in unlocking another secret of 1,500-year-old Byzantine agriculture in the Negev, using an innovative ...

First-Temple Era 2-Shekalim Weight Discovered Near Western Wall in Jerusalem

An ancient limestone-made weight, dating to the First Temple period, was discovered in an archaeological excavation conducted by the Israel ...

Ancient Technology: Israeli Research Finds Hominins Used Fire to Make Stone Tools

Our ancestors, the first modern humans, knew how to use fire and developed sophisticated technologies for making tools, researchers at the ...

Scans Show Traces of the Original Dimensions of the Tefach, Biblical Measurement Unit Used by Ancient Israelites

Storage jars form one of the main ceramic vessels that were produced and abundantly used ever since pottery was invented.  The need to ...

In First, Rural Temple Era Ritual Bath Exposed in Israel’s North

A 2,000-year-old mikveh, a ritual bath, was recently uncovered in salvage archaeological excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority ...