Hellenistic period

Cremated body discovered in rare 2300-year-old Istanbul tomb

Archaeologists say they have never before seen this type of a cremation tomb from the Hellenistic period.

A quarter of European Jewish community leaders have considered leaving

Of the Jewish community leaders who said they had contemplated leaving, roughly two thirds said they would make aliyah, or immigrate to Israel.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
19/11/2021
The Hellenistic-era earring unearthed near Jerusalem's Old City on August 8, 2018

Over 2000 years later: Ancient gold earring discovered in City of David

The earring features a horned animal dating back to the early Hellenistic period.

Right: Hadas Goldberg Keidar holding the clay lamp she found. Left:  A close up of the 2,200 year ol

Mother and daughter discover clay lamp from Hellenistic period

Second century BCE relic dates to Judah Maccabee’s battles against ruler of Antiochus.

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