Today, Tel Hazor and Tel Abel Beth Maacah represent major archaeological sites offering many insights on the ancient history of Israel.
"Why did those ancient populations invest a lot of resources in quarrying and digging water cisterns in a sparse area without natural vegetation?”
"Some think that the history of Israel should be written only by relying on sources outside the Bible."
Ancient humans were able to select raw materials for their tools based on technological criteria.
Many of the scrolls have deteriorated to the point that their contents are no longer visible to the naked eye, but new advancements are bringing the texts to life.
Before the jawbone from the Carmel was found, modern humans were thought to have left Africa around 100,000 years ago.
If many figurines and smaller sculptures have been uncovered in the region over the decades, no intact life-size statue has ever been found in the Levant.
In addition to the beautiful flowers and the archaeological site, visitors can meet farmer Dan who will explain how he produces lavender oils.
The academic pointed out that the frequency of references to dancing in Jewish tradition represents a sharp contrast with what happened later on in Christianity.
Hebrew University-led researchers map the Great Wall of China complex