IDF re-uncover 1500-year-old convent

The convent may have commemorated the burial place of the biblical Hannah, wife of Elkanah. The long-barren matriarch ultimately gave birth to the Prophet Samuel, whom she vowed to dedicate…

Israel, Egypt hold critical talks

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid made a lighting one-day trip to Cairo to hold diplomatic talks with senior Egyptian leaders. By Erin Viner Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi greeted Minister…

First-ever remains of Sanhedrin era uncovered

Excavations “are revealing evidence of the life—and death” of the Sanhedrin supreme legislative Jewish assembly in the late first and second centuries, said the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). By Erin…

1,500-year-old winery discovered in Israel

A massive wine factory with the largest complex of winepresses known in the world from the Byzantine Period has been unearthed in Yavne, deemed by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA)…

Israel makes Dead Sea Scroll discoveries

A trove of artefacts including fragments of a biblical text have been discovered by Israeli archaeologists near the Dead Sea. The newly-unearthed text dates back about 2,000 years, was written…