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The Robo-Scribe

12/31 | The artist group Robotlab has recently developed a method for creating a “handwritten” Torah robotically.   Read more…

D.C.-Area Lecture: The Collapse of Civilizations in 1177 B.C. and the Emergence of Israel

12/31 | On Sunday, January 11, 2015, Dr. Eric Cline will deliver the lecture “The Collapse of Civilizations in 1177 B.C. and the Emergence of Israel” at B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville,   Read more…

Top 10 Biblical Archaeology Discoveries in 2014

12/29 | As we ring in the New Year, let’s take a look back at the top 10 finds that thrilled us in 2014.   Read more…

Roman-Era Structure Believed to Be Synagogue Exposed in Israel

12/29 | Archaeologists excavating in the central region of Golan Heights in Israel have uncovered a large Roman-period public structure that may have served as a synagogue.   Read more…

Doctors, Diseases and Deities: Epidemic Crises and Medicine in Ancient Rome

12/26 | In this lecture presented at The Explorers Club in New York, Sarah Yeomans examines a recently excavated, as-yet unpublished archaeological site that has substantially contributed to our understanding of what   Read more…

1,600-Year-Old Bracelet Stamped with Menorah Motifs Uncovered in Dig

12/24 | The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced this week, during the final days of Hanukkah, that a piece of a glass bracelet engraved with symbols of the seven-branched menorah from the   Read more…

“The Nativity: Facts, Fiction and Faith”

12/22 | This year on Christmas day Fox News will air “The Nativity: Facts, Fictions and Faith,” a program that examines one of the most well-known and enduring New Testament stories through   Read more…

Excruciating Exodus Movie Exudes Errors

12/18 | Colossal expense equals colossal waste for the new Ridley Scott movie Exodus: Gods and Kings.   Read more…

Monumental Entryway to King Herod’s Palace at Herodium Excavated

12/18 | Archaeologists excavating at Herodium have uncovered a monumental entryway to King Herod’s hilltop palace-fortress.   Read more…

2,800-Year-Old Farmhouse Discovered in Israel

12/17 | The remains of a farmhouse dating to the eighth century B.C.E. have been uncovered during archaeological work in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin in Israel.   Read more…


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