The collection of maps, illustrations and books of prominent scholar Rabbi Daniel Sperber are going to be on sale on May 5 at Kedem Auction House in Jerusalem.
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.
Passover haggadah, matzah covers, and photos from Nazi occupied Europe of Jews fulfilling religious obligations of Passover holiday despite the intense hardship and difficulties.
These are just a few of the 250 artifacts that the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has collected recently through a drive launched last month.
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.