king david of israel

Galut or geula: Where are we?

We like to fantasize about the “glory days” of King David and King Solomon,an era when the Beit Hamikdash existed and the Levites sung and the sacrifices were offered. But was it all really so grand?

Aerial view of the archaeological site at Khirbet a-Ra'i.
Philistine refuge of King David said to have been found

The excavation began in 2015 at the Khirbet al-Ra'i site, located between Kiryat Gat and Lachish, and was led by Prof. Yosef Garfinkel, head of the Institute of Archaeology at the Hebrew University.

Archaeologists identify city gate from time of King David

The previously uncovered gate found in the area last year was cautiously identified to be a part of the biblical city of Zer.

The Mesha Stele
King Balak may have existed, TAU researchers find

The Mesha Stele may have just proven the existence of King Balak from the Book of Numbers in the Old Testament!

03/05/2019
Tower of David Museum
Paper Artist Brings Historical Jerusalem Figures To Life

New exhibition at Tower of David Museum features cutting-edge sculptures of Dutch-Armenian artist Karen Sargsyan.

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
20/07/2018
The ‘King David’ show

How do you connect the Biblical figure with Sting, the ancient Jerusalem stone and 3 million pixels?

By MIKKI SHANA
27/04/2018
The citadel walls of the Tower of David Museum are illuminated during the "King David" light and sou
WATCH: Ancient Jerusalem walls offer backdrop to 'spectacular' light show

Animated figures, artwork and text danced across the walls as the show told the story of the biblical hero, famous for slaying Goliath with a single stone from his slingshot.

By REUTERS
02/04/2018
The shofar, scented oils, and symbols of the time are not only beautiful: they are eternal
The Life of a King

Israel has yielded some of history’s most impressive and imposing characters, including a wealth of kings and prophets. But what turns a man into a king?

By JUDAICA WEB STORE
17/01/2018
Judaism is the star at a Bible museum built by Hobby Lobby

$500 million Bible museum opened on National Mall park in Washington D.C.

By JTA
18/11/2017
Australian PM's delay wreaks havoc for overbooked hotels

Malcolm Turnbull is coming to Israel to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba.

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