Tag: the first jewish revolt

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

10/07 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

New Excavations at Tel Shimron

08/27 | For the first time ever, excavations have begun at Tel Shimron, the largest archaeological site in Israel’s Jezreel Valley.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

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

08/20 | Masada—the remote mountain-plateau in the Judean Desert, where Herod built a palace-fortress and where Jewish Zealots made their last stand against the Romans—is being excavated once again.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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