Israel

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.

Israeli PM Netanyahu Hosts Bible Study at His Official Jerusalem Residence

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday hosted a Bible study session at his official residence in Jerusalem. The event was named in honor of Shmuel Ben-Artzi, the late father of the prime minister’s wife, Sara Netanyahu. The annual Bible study event is a tradition dating back to the country’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion. Former … Read More

In unsubtle critique, Israel gifts UNESCO Arch of Titus replica

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Israel handed a replica of a frieze from the Arch of Titus to the head of UNESCO, using the monument commemorating Rome’s victory over Jerusalem for a not-so-subtle critique of the organization’s resolutions that ignore Jewish links to the holy city. The idea originally came from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after the United Nations Educational … Read More

Jerusalem welcomed Jewish refugees 2,300 years ago, new finds show

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Millennia ago, Jerusalem may have opened its doors to thousands of refugees from the north of the country. A new cache of First Temple bullae (sealings) discovered in an excavation at Jerusalem’s City of David shows a mixture of names from the Kingdom of Israel and Judah used on official bureaucratic correspondence dating from after … Read More

2,000-year-old stone workshop discovered near where Jesus turned water into wine

Monday, September 18, 2017

There are few worse prospects for the hostess of a Jewish wedding than running out of drinks. Empathizing with such a predicament as a guest at a wedding in Cana some 2,000 years ago, Jesus’s mother Mary asked her special son to step up and “do something.” Although he initially demurs, Jesus eventually orders servants … Read More