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Mar 19, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A rare, 338-year-old copy of the Old Testament has been reunited with its twin, a copy of the same edition that was printed in Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s.
Mar 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Coins and jewelry from the time of Alexander the Great have been found by hikers in a stalactite filled cave in northern Israel. Continue reading →
Mar 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 2,300-year-old cache includes silver coins of Alexander the Great, who conquered the region in the late fourth century B.C.
Mar 3, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The 1st-Century house is partly made of mortar-and-stone walls, and was cut into a rocky hillside.
Feb 18, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The largest cache of gold coins ever found in Israel was discovered by chance by divers at Caesarea National Park. The treasure includes at least 2,000 gold coins from the Fatimid period, approximately 1,000 years ago. Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Some 100 prehistoric cult sites, complete with penis stone structures and artifacts with vulva shapes cut into them, have been discovered in the Eilat Mountains.
Dec 9, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
A gang of robbers accused of trying to steal the Dead Sea Scrolls from a cave in the Judean Desert was indicted in Israel.
Nov 19, 2014 10:15 AM ET
The city of Jerusalem has been a key geographical focal point in the long-running conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Trace explains why the city's eastern section is considered so important to both sides.
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