The Israel Antiquities Authority uncovered elements of the city’s fortifications and an intriguing carved hand imprint as they dug along Sultan Suleiman Street, between the Damascus Gate and the Lions’ Gate.
A fine bronze coin, dating from the second year of the Bar Kochba Revolt (133 CE), was discovered in the Israel Antiquities Authority archaeological excavations carried out with the help of volunteers in four caves in the Nahal Darga Nature Reserve.
The Ancient Pool of Siloam, Used As A Mikvah Before Visiting The Beis Hamikdash, is Finally Revealed
The Pool of Siloam, located at the southern end of the City of David, and within the Jerusalem Walls National Park, is an archaeological and historical site of national and worldwide importance. According to the Bible, the pool was first built in the 8th century BCE in the reign of King Hezekiah, some 2,700 years ago, as part of Jerusalem’s water system:
The story of the dreidel (spinning top for Hanukkah games) begins with the Israel Antiquities Authority excavation directed by Eliran Oren in 2020–2021 at the Neve Yamin site, near Kefar Saba in the Sharon region, prior to the construction of an industrial area.
Two bochurim tragically lost their lives last night when the car they were driving on Highway 6 in Israel lost control and crashed into the guardrail.
A rare wooden box containing 15 silver coins dating to the reign of Antiochos IV, during the time period of Chanukah, was discovered in an excavation in the Darageh Stream Nature Reserve, overlooking the Dead Sea.
In recent days, a high level delegation from Misrad HaPnim (Interior Ministry) visited Chaim V’Chessed. The delegation was led by Mr. Erez Melamed, the recently installed manager of the Shlomzion Hamalka branch of Misrad HaPnim. Several new rules and changes were announced at the meeting.
Agency tasked with helping “Palestinian refugees”, condemns tunnel found underneath one of its schools, but makes no mention of Hamas.
A female soldier was seriously injured in a terrorist ramming attack in Samaria Tuesday morning. The terrorist was killed.
In the course of Border Police activity northwest of Kibbutz Ramat Hashofet, a 33-year-old resident of Kiryat Shemona was spotted using a metal detector in a registered archaeological site. One find was especially interesting – an ancient coin of Antiochos IV, dated to 169–164 BCE. “Antiochos IV was designated ‘Epiphanes’, meaning ‘God Manifest”, but behind his back, his subjects called him ‘Epimanes’ – The Madman”.