Tag: ancient synagogues

Resurrecting a Byzantine Synagogue at Um el-Kanatir

07/26 | Excavations at Um el-Kanatir are unique in that they are not destructive, but rather reconstructive. The almost complete remains of the ancient synagogue nestled into its picturesque setting are proving   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, Cultural Heritage.

Magdala 2016: Excavating the Hometown of Mary Magdalene

07/08 | Dr. Marcela Zapata-Meza introduces readers to the excavations at Magdala, a first-century C.E. fishing village and the hometown of Mary Magdalene in the Bible.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeology Today.

Sepphoris Inscriptions Reference Rabbis

02/18 | A team of researchers have recently discovered three 1,700-year-old funerary inscriptions at Sepphoris in western Galilee. Two of the inscriptions refer to rabbis buried at Sepphoris.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, News.


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