Articles in "Israeli history"

Archeologists find 7,000 Year Old Commercial Seal Impression, Oldest ever to be Found in Israel

A team of archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem made a rare discovery when they unearthed a small clay seal impression ...

Israeli Archeologists Recover Rare Intact 1,000-year-old Chicken Egg

Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologists excavating in the coastal town of Yavne have discovered an intact chicken egg while ...

2,000-Year-Old Basilica, Largest in Israel, Revealed in Ashkelon

A renewal project in the Tel Ashkelon National Park on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea revealed the spectacular archaeological remains ...

Ancient Amulet Bearing the Divine Name to Ward off Demons Turned over to Israel Antiquities Authority

Some 40 years after its find, an ancient amulet bearing the Divine Name and intended to ward off demons was handed over to the Israel ...

In First in Jerusalem, Good-Luck Roman-Era Bronze Lamp Uncovered in City of David

A rare bronze oil lamp, shaped like a grotesque face cut in half and meant for good fortune, was recently discovered in excavations ...

1,600-Year-Old Mosaic Chanced Upon during Development of Neighborhood in Coastal Yavne

A 1,600-year-old mosaic was recently found during archaeological excavations in the coastal town of Yavne carried out prior to the ...

Israel Celebrates its 73rd Birthday

Israel kicked off its Yom Ha’atzmaut, Independence Day, celebrations on Wednesday evening, making the almost impossible transition from ...

For First Time, Tamar Shachar, 92, Visits Scene of 1948 Gush Etzion Battle Where Her Brother Fell

Gush Etzion was the scene of a moving encounter on Wednesday, when Israel marked its Memorial Day, as Tamar Shachar, 92, visited Gush ...

War of Independence Era Weapons Cache Exposed in Heart of Tel Aviv

Police sappers were alerted to a location in the heart of Tel Aviv on Tuesday to defuse a stockpile of hand grenades and other explosive ...

Thrilling Finds Spanning Thousands of Years Uncovered in Judean Desert

Rare and thrilling archeological finds, including dozens of fragments of a biblical scroll from the Bar Kokhba period 1,900 years ago, a ...