Archeology

Israel’s biblical roots have been validated through archaeological discoveries dating back over 3,000 years. Time and again, another piece of history is found that proves the continuous Jewish connection to this land from ancient times until the modern era. This growing wealth of archaeological evidence validates Israel’s biblically mandated right to exist as a Jewish state.

At Popular Jerusalem Promenade, Archaeologists Find a First Temple-Era Palace

Thursday, September 3, 2020

09/03/2020 Archaeologists have uncovered majestic column heads from a First Temple-era palace at Jerusalem’s Armon Hanatziv promenade, with the remnants of the ancient building going on public display for the first time on Thursday. The owner of the lavish Jerusalem mansion — which would have enjoyed a monumental view of the Old City and the … Read More

Archeologists Uncover 3,200-Year-Old Citadel in Southern Israel

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

08/24/2020 Israel Antiquity Authority assesses that Egyptians likely built citadel to repel Philistine invaders Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) recently announced the unearthing of a 3,200-year-old citadel near the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Gat, thought to be the site of epic battles in biblical times. It is thought that the Egyptians built the 12th century BCE … Read More

Hundreds of 1,100-Year-Old Solid Gold Coins Found in Central Israel

Monday, August 24, 2020

08/24/2020 Some 424 solid gold coins dating from 1,100 years ago were found during an archaeological dig in central Israel. The coins were found after two National Service members noticed a sparkling in the ground and uncovered the buried treasure. The youth were taking part in a dig being conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority … Read More

Burnt Remains From 586 BCE Jerusalem May Hold Key To Protecting Planet

Monday, August 10, 2020

The Bible and pure science converge in a new archaeomagnetism study of a large public structure that was razed to the ground on Tisha B’Av 586 BCE during the Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem. The resulting data significantly boosts geophysicists’ ability to understand the “Holy Grail” of Earth sciences — Earth’s ever-changing magnetic field. “The magnetic … Read More

1,300-Year-Old Church With Colorful Mosaics Discovered in the Galilee

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The remains of a 1,300-year-old church featuring fine mosaic floors were uncovered in the village of Kfar Kama in the Lower Galilee, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Tuesday. “The church, measuring 12 × 36 m., includes a large courtyard, a narthex foyer and a central hall,” IAA archaeologist Nurit Feig said in a press … Read More