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Ancient Church discovered near Mt. Tabor

Ancient Church discovered near Mt. Tabor

It seems that almost every time there is digging related to a new project in Israel, something ancient is discovered. Such was the case with the development of a new Jewish National fund sponsored playground in the Lower Galilee. A 1,300-year old church with ornate

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Ein Keshatot synagogue in the Golan Heights

Ein Keshatot synagogue in the Golan Heights

After an extensive redevelopment, one of the most fascinating Byzantine era synagogues, Ein Keshatot, makes for a fascinating visit on a Holy Land tour. The ancient synagogue reopened about two years ago. It was discovered by Laurence Opipant, a Scottish Christian Zionist, at the end

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Ancient Tablet Discovered by 6 Year Old

Ancient Tablet Discovered by 6 Year Old

You never know what you might find taking a walk in nature in Israel. A young 6 year old boy, Imri Elya, recently went with his parents to visit the archaeological site of Tel Jemmah, east of the Gaza Strip. An object in the ground

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Rare 9,000-year-old Stone Mask Discovered

A rare stone mask dating to New Stone age period was discovered several months ago in the southern Hebron hills region reinforcing the theory that there was a stone-mask production center in this region. Its characteristics, in addition to other findings reveal that the mask

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