Israeli archeologists find rare stone age figures
(AP)—Israel's Antiquities Authority says archeologists have unearthed two 9,500-year-old figurines near Jerusalem that help shed light on religion and society during the stone age.
Neolithic tools provide clues for managing climate change
Coping with climate change presents a number of challenges, but we may be able to get some hints from our ancestors.
Domingo wins Israel's Wolf Prize
Spanish tenor Placido Domingo and British conductor Sir Simon Rattle on Sunday were among the winners of Israel's prestigious Wolf Prize for artists and scientists.
Google Street View comes to Israel
(AP) -- After months of discussions with Israeli security officials, Google has launched its popular Street View service in the country's three largest cities.
Fossilized pollen unlocks secrets of 2,500-year-old royal garden
Researchers have long been fascinated by the secrets of Ramat Rahel, located on a hilltop above modern-day Jerusalem. The site of the only known palace dating back to the kingdom of Biblical Judah, digs have ...
Ancient seal found in Jerusalem linked to ritual
A rare clay seal found under Jerusalem's Old City appears to be linked to religious rituals practiced at the Jewish Temple 2,000 years ago, Israeli archaeologists said Sunday.
Experts stumped by ancient Jerusalem markings
Mysterious stone carvings made thousands of years ago and recently uncovered in an excavation underneath Jerusalem have archaeologists stumped.
2,000-year-old burial box could reveal location of the family of Caiaphas
In Jerusalem and Judah, ancient limestone burial boxes containing skeletal remains called ossuaries are fairly common archaeological finds from the 1st century BCE to the 1st century AD period. ...
Oldest written document ever found in Jerusalem
A tiny clay fragment - dating from the 14th century B.C.E. - that was found in excavations outside Jerusalem's Old City walls contains the oldest written document ever found in Jerusalem, say researchers at ...
14th-century aqueduct found in Jerusalem
(AP) -- Archeologists said Tuesday they have uncovered a 14th-century aqueduct that supplied water to Jerusalem for almost 600 years along a route dating back to the time of Jesus - but unlike most such finds, ...
Hebrew University archaeologist discovers Jerusalem city wall from tenth century B.C.E.
A section of an ancient city wall of Jerusalem from the tenth century B.C.E. - possibly built by King Solomon -- has been revealed in archaeological excavations directed by Dr. Eilat Mazar and conducted under ...
Archaeologists find 1,500-year-old Jerusalem street
Archaeologists said on Wednesday they have found a 1,500-year-old Jerusalem road that was once a bustling throughfare used by throngs of Christian pilgrims and which is depicted on a famed mosaic map of the ...
Israel displays coins from ancient Jewish revolt
(AP) -- Israel displayed for the first time Wednesday a collection of rare coins charred and burned from the Roman destruction of the Jewish Temple nearly 2,000 years ago.
Archaeologists find early depiction of a menorah
(AP) -- Israeli archaeologists have uncovered one of the earliest depictions of a menorah, the seven-branched candelabra that has come to symbolize Judaism, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Friday. The ...