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Chemical ‘time-machine’ to tie Israel’s ancient people with modern land

“Israel has many archaeological sites which are really important for understanding human evolution."

In Hasmonean times, lamps and burials became a symbol of Jewish identity

Archaeological findings indicate a concentration of the phenomena in the region of Jerusalem and the Judean hills.

Kfar Hanokdim, Judean desert

Star-spotting in the desert

Any season is a great time to get over to the desert.

18/07/2020
“Mayor” is a real-life political saga following Musa Hadid, the Christian mayor of Ramallah.

‘Mayor’ shows the West Bank as we rarely see it

As the film shows, Hadid travels the world promoting his city – this month Ramallah became the twin city of Oxford, England – and calling for an end to what he calls Israel’s occupation of Palestine.

By MARY MCNAMARA/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS
16/03/2020
A RAINBOW stretches over Kibbutz Misgav Am in the Upper Galilee

Rainbow over Israel brings welcomed break from weeks of storms

A beautiful rainbow appeared over the Judean Hills a few days ago, after weeks of rainfall.

Desert

Bar Kokhba: The motion picture

Spartacus has had his day in film history. It is time for Bar Kokhba.

26/07/2018
fires

IN PICTURES: Flames threaten Jerusalem forest

Hikers have been barred from the area.

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV , MAAYAN HARONI / MAARIV HASHAVUA , JPOST.COM STAFF
27/10/2017

Tomb raiders vandalize mysterious Judean Desert ‘skull cave’

“The seven Hasmonean fortresses in the desert are under daily attack by antiquities robbers."

Mark and Ellen Newman

Exclusive: Israel to reopen case of American hiker's death after Jpost exposés

State attorney orders police to inspect new evidence revealed by Jpost in Ariel Newman’s death.

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