May 3, 2023

Biblical site from Joshua’s time under threat from Palestinian construction

The location of biblical Gilgal in Samaria. Photo by Rgrobman via Wikimedia Commons. by Hanan Greenwood (Israel Hayom) — Preserving the Eternal, an advocacy group that seeks to prevent the destruction of Jewish national heritage sites by Palestinians, has sounded […]
December 15, 2022

2,200-year-old coins first evidence in Judean desert of Maccabean revolt

A 2,200-year-old cache of silver coins found in the Judean Desert. Photo by Shai Halevi/Israel Antiquities Authority. (JNS) — Israeli archaeologists have discovered a small hoard of silver coins in the Judean Desert dating to the reign of Antioch IV, […]
October 27, 2022

Geomagnetic data used by researchers match Biblical accounts

A researcher takes measurements at an archaeological site in Israel. Credit: Tel Aviv University. (JNS) — An Israeli scientific breakthrough has enabled researchers to verify biblical accounts of wars between ancient Jewish kingdoms and their enemies, according to a statement […]