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In the last two years, the United States has been humiliating senior members of the Israeli defense establishment who ask for entry visas. High-ranking Israeli officials wait many months for visas, end up receiving short-term visit pass and endure
A 2,000-year-old stonemason's chisel that may have been used in the construction of Jerusalem's Western Wall has been unearthed at the bottom of the structure along with a number of Second Temple-era objects, claims an Israeili archaeologist. Some of
The remains of an ancient rural town that was occupied 2,300 years ago were uncovered by archaeologists probing a site ahead of a plan to construct a gas pipeline. Located on the outskirts of Jerusalem, the 8,000 square foot site revealed a small
The excavations, which covered about 750 square meters, revealed a few stone houses and a network of narrow alleys. The excavations have shown that the site reached the height of its development in the Hellenistic period (during the third century
Katharina Galor and Hanswulf Bloedhorn, authors of The Archeology of Jerusalem: From the Origins to the Ottomans (Yale University Press, $50), are mindful of these pitfalls. [S]omething beyond the material and written remains has contributed to the
November 11, 2013 When a wall isn't the Wall' by Ben Sales, JTA Follow JewishJournal.com on The key dispute in the recent feud between Women of the Wall and some of the group's founders is whether Robinson's Arch an area adjacent to the Kotel plaza
The Joint Headquarters for the Temple and Temple Mount Movement stated that police have separated groups to ensure there are no more then ten men in any group simultaneously...It is located in the Old City of Jerusalem above the Western Wall.
Posted by Roger Price Follow JewishJournal.com on The Cyrus Cylinder Credit: R. Price Over twenty-five centuries ago, Cyrus II, founder and ruler of the Persian Empire, freed the Jews who had been transported forcibly to Babylon and facilitated
The town, Sichin, dates back to the time of the Second Temple and is mentioned in the historical works of Josephus Flavius (37- c.100 C.E.) as one of the first communities in the Galilee.
Day of Fasting Worshippers say 'kinnot' on floor on Western Wall plaza Photo: Eli Mandelbaum Jewish worshippers flock to remnant of ancient wall that surrounded Jewish Temple's courtyard to commemorate destruction of First, Second Temple as part of