Biblical archaeology

Palestinian destruction of Jewish archaeological sites must be halted

Preservation and protection is a necessity so that something of biblical heritage remains for future generations. So that the land of the Bible is not erased by Palestinian aggression and denialism.

Lost Assyrian camp uncovered: Could it prove the biblical siege of Jerusalem?

Stephen Compton, an expert in Near Eastern archaeology, used modern mapping techniques to identify the remains of what he believes to be ancient Assyrian military camps dating back to around 700 B.C.

Israeli researchers map out timeline of ancient Jerusalem

Despite the reams of writings about Jerusalem, studying its Iron Age has proven challenging in terms of absolute chronology.

What did biblical prophets say about the solar eclipse

This solar eclipse, while a marvel of modern astronomy, also beckons us to ponder the universe's mysteries and our place within it, as generations before us have.

Rare coin from the Bar Kochba Revolt discovered in Judean Desert

Since 2017, a team of archaeologists from the IAA’s Prevention of Archaeological Theft unit has been systematically surveying the Judean Desert to reach valuable finds before the antiquity looters.

Plant, fruit analysis from Goliath's biblical city sheds light on Philistine rituals

In the systematic excavation project of the temple area in the lower city of Gath, a team from Bar-Ilan University has overseen the reconstruction of the plants used in Philistine rituals.

Ancient warfare meets modern tech: 7,000-year-old sling stones unveiled in Singapore

These artifacts highlight the early sophistication of combat strategies and connect the dots between the dawn of warfare and today's advanced defense mechanisms.

Israeli research uses Earth's magnetic field to verify event in Bible's Book of Kings

The discovery was achieved by scientists from Tel Aviv University (TAU), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU), Bar-Ilan University (BIU) in Ramat Gan, and Ariel University in Samaria.

Grapevine: A well-deserved tribute

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Tomb of Joshua bin Nun renovated after pro-Hamas vandalism

The graffiti was removed by Yossi Dagan, head of the Samaria Regional Council, and IDF soldiers.

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