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Saving Aramaic, the Language Jesus Spoke

October 15, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 15, 2018)—There are only a few people in the world who could claim that they could understand Jesus in his mother tongue […]  read more →

Masada Dig Reveals a Pleasure-Garden at King Herod’s Palace

August 21, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 21, 2018)—In 73 C.E., at the conclusion of the First Jewish Revolt, the Roman army led a siege on the clifftop site […]  read more →

New Excavations at Tel Shimron

August 15, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 15, 2018)—Excavations have launched at the largest archaeological mound in Israel’s Jezreel Valley: Tel Shimron. In the summer of 2017, archaeologists opened […]  read more →

The Egyptian Vizier ‘Abdiel

June 01, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 01, 2018)—The Egyptian vizier ‘Abdiel lived in the 14th century B.C.E. and likely served two pharaohs, Amenhotep III and Amenhotep IV (better […]  read more →

An Unprecedented Find: Prophet Isaiah’s Seal Mark Possibly Discovered in Jerusalem

February 22, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 22, 2018)—The recent discovery in Jerusalem of a 2,700-year-old stamped clay seal potentially belonging to the Biblical prophet Isaiah is being published […]  read more →

Taking Out the Trash in Ancient Jerusalem

January 11, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 11, 2018)—One of the world’s oldest landfills was recently uncovered in Jerusalem. Explore this ancient landfill with Tel Aviv University archaeologist Yuval […]  read more →