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.
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 →
The 2,300-year-old cache includes silver coins of Alexander the Great, who conquered the region in the late fourth century B.C.
The 1st-Century house is partly made of mortar-and-stone walls, and was cut into a rocky hillside.
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 →
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.
A gang of robbers accused of trying to steal the Dead Sea Scrolls from a cave in the Judean Desert was indicted in Israel.
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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