Category: Israel

Cursed tomb discovered with blood-red warning to anybody who dares to open it; Rachel Hagan; Daily Mirror

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Wander among the ancients at an Israeli world heritage site; Judy Lash Balint; Heritage FL

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Wander among the ancients at Bet She’arim; Judy Lash Balint; Intermountain Jewish News

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Remnants of an ancient city, of mysterious inscriptions, caves and catacombs, not to mention gorgeous scenery—all are to be found in Bet She’arim, one of Israel’s most impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Unique Sites of Israel: Biblical Hatzor; Nosson Shulman; Jewish Press

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Hazor, one of the premier archeological sites in Israel,  is the site to some of the most epic events of the Bible…

Source: Unique Sites of Israel: Biblical Hatzor

Michael Steinhardt’s looted Israeli antiquity came from same caves his donations helped preserve; Asaf Shalev; Forward

Photo: Menahem Kahana

The Heliodorus Stele, a looted artifact at the Israel Museum, tells a story about Michael Steinhardt’s complicated legacy of giving and taking.

Source: Michael Steinhardt’s looted Israeli antiquity came from same caves his donations helped preserve

Competition: 25 Bialik Street, Tel Aviv; Merlin Fulcher; Architectural Review

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Open to architects and students in separate categories – the competition invites participants to restore and extend an historic listed building within the White City of Tel-Aviv UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Competition: 25 Bialik Street, Tel Aviv – Architectural Review

Israel’s Masada: 20 years as a UNESCO World Heritage site; i24News

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Book takes children on an archaeological adventure in Israel – review; Miriam Kates Lock; Jerusalem Post

Photo: Shmuel Bar-Am

Discovering ‘treasures’ and spreading wings at Beit Guvrin.

Source: Book takes children on an archaeological adventure in Israel – review

Preserving the White City’s historical architecture; Lidar Grave-Lazi; Jerusalem Post

Photo: Alex Lubimov

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Visit Tel Hazor & Korazim National Parks; Meital Sharabi; Jerusalem Post

Photo credit: HADAR YAHAV

This visit is also great when combined with a light afternoon hike or a water hike in one of the North’s streams.

Source: Visit Tel Hazor & Korazim National Parks

Archaeology news: ‘Undeniable evidence’ proves Bible true about Israeli conquest of Canaan; Sebastian Kettley; Daily Express

ARCHAEOLOGICAL evidence has been brought to light that could prove the Bible right about the Israelites’ conquest of Canaan and the destruction of Hazor, a scripture expert has astonishingly claimed.

Source: Archaeology news: ‘Undeniable evidence’ proves Bible true about Israeli conquest of Canaan

In Pictures: 10 Of The Most Iconic Bauhaus Buildings In Tel Aviv; Isabelle Kliger; Forbes

No city in the world has a more impressive collection of buildings from the Bauhaus school of modernist architecture than Tel Aviv.

Source: In Pictures: 10 Of The Most Iconic Bauhaus Buildings In Tel Aviv

Marvel at the timeless beauty of Israel on this virtual tour; Joanne DiBona; 10Best

The ancient country of Israel is one of exceptional natural beauty combined with a history that goes back millennia. Explore it on this virtual tour.

Source: Marvel at the timeless beauty of Israel on this virtual tour

Archaeology news: ‘Simple’ 350,000-year Israeli stone is oldest-known grinding tool found; Sebastian Kettley; Daily Express

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a 350,000-year-old stone tool likely used to grind food and other materials at least 50,000 years before the appearance of Homo sapiens.

Source: Archaeology news: ‘Simple’ 350,000-year Israeli stone is oldest-known grinding tool found

The Amazing UNESCO Site Going to Waste in Israel; Moshe Gilad; Haaretz

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The Strange Afterlife of a Mysterious Tomb Inscription; Gitit Ginat; Atlas Obscura

“I lay with another but I love you, the one most dear to me.”

Source: The Strange Afterlife of a Mysterious Tomb Inscription

These 12 Historic Sites in Israel NEED to Be on Your Bucket List; Shira Rubin; Fodor’s Travel

Even for the staunchly secular, Israel’s ancient, biblical, and historic sites will take your breath away.

Source: These 12 Historic Sites in Israel NEED to Be on Your Bucket List

A tour of Acre’s attractions and hidden gems; Liat Collins; Jerusalem Post

A tour of the former British (and Ottoman) prison, located at the top of the 12th-century Crusader fortress complex was a great way to start the trip of the ancient city of Acre.

Source: A tour of Acre’s attractions and hidden gems

My Word: Eyes opened from Acre to Gaza; Liat Collins; Jerusalem Post

Before the Corona Era (BCE), some 1 million visitors a year came to Acre enjoy the wonderful combination of ancient history, Turkish bazaars and beaches.

Source: My Word: Eyes opened from Acre to Gaza

The 10 most iconic archeological sites in Israel; Abigail Klein Leichman; Heritage Florida Jewish News

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