For many, Spinoza is iconic, a “secular saint,” combining his herculean efforts to understand the world by methodical reasoning with the humble life.
Dirk Obbink, an associate professor in papyrology and Greek literature at Oxford University, was arrested Thursday by Thames Valley police on suspicion of stealing ancient papyrus biblical fragments.
Gold, silver and gem-inlaid chalices, candelabras and many other artifacts survived the blaze thanks to quick-thinking firefighters, police and city employees.
A third of the removed Temple Mount soil remained unsifted and is in danger of being lost by erosion.
2,000-year-old olive and wine presses, a burial cave and mikvah from the descendants of the Maccabees were found in south Jerusalem neighborhood.
The National Library is swamped with calls from “collectors” from Arab countries offering “historical manuscripts” that supposedly once belonged to Jewish communities in Islamic lands.
The estimate was released in anticipation of the announcement of the Trump administration's long-awaited peace plan, according to the report.
After extensive renovations, Terra Sancta Museum showcases archaeological artifacts linked to the life of Jesus.
Itamar Berna discovered the figurine while hiking in northern Israel.
How this Torah found its way from the plains of Iowa to the central hills of Paraguay is a remarkable story of Jewish geography and connection, history and timing, ancient ties and internet links.