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Underground Jerusalem

Archeological discoveries reveal the city’s layers

Tower of David
Photo by: iTRAVELJERUSALEM
While the warm weather brings with it a host of celebrations above ground, new excavations underneath and around the Old City are being uncovered and opened to the public, peeling back layers of history and expanding understanding of events in the center of the Jewish universe.

Old City expert Rabbi Barnea Selevan, a veteran licensed tour guide and co-director of Foundation Stone, is excited about a series of archeological digs taking place in the vicinity of the Western Wall.



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