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February 8, 2018: Rare Mosaic from the Roman Period Discovered in Caesarea National Park

January 31, 2018: Significant Finds Uncovered in Excavations in Ein Hanniya Park in Rephaim Valley

January 9, 2018: An Important and Rare Prehistoric Site about Half a Million Years Old Uncovered in Jaljulia in the Sharon Region

January 3, 2018: A Unique Stamped Piece of Clay unearthed in the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem

December 20, 2017: Remains of a 1,500-year-old Monastery and Church uncovered in Beit Shemesh

December 5, 2017: An Idumean Palace or Temple in the Lachish Region?

November 30, 2017: Colored, 1,500-year-old Mosaic Floor with Inscription Uncovered in Ashdod

November 20, 2017: One-Thousand-Year-Old Eggplant Discovered in Israel

October 31, 2017: 1,500-Year-old Rooster-like Clay Vessel Discovered by Vacationers at Sea of Galilee

October 27, 2017: New Stone Courses and Ancient Theater Discovered in the Western Wall Tunnels

October 25, 2017: Remains of Toads Found in a Jar in a 4,000-Year-Old Tomb

October 25, 2017: The Construction of the "Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center" is Underway

September 5, 2017: A Collection of Seals (Bullae) Discovered in the City of David Excavations

August 24, 2017: Important Ancient Inscription Unearthed Near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

August 18, 2017: Two Ritual Baths (Miqva'ot) of the Great Synagogue of Vilna are Exposed

August 11, 2017: Rare Find: Excavations at Reina in Galilee Reveal a 2,000 Year-Old Stone Vessel Quarry and Production Center

July 28, 2017: On the Eve of Tisha B'Av: Further Evidence of the Babylonian Destruction of Jerusalem Found at the City of David

July 20, 2017: Impressive 2,700-Year-Old Water System Discovered Near Rosh Ha-Ayin

June 29, 2017: Evidence for the Use of Plant Dyes in Textiles Dating to Kings David and Solomon's Era

June 26, 2017: An Extraordinary 900-year-old Collection of Women's Jewelry Discovered

June 8, 2017: Cavemen? Not Really... New study: Neanderthals in the Levant were not only cave dwellers

May 30, 2017: An Ancient Water System was Exposed near Ramat Bet Shemesh

May 26, 2017: Evidence of the Last Battle of Jerusalem from 2,000 Years Ago Revealed in the City of David

May 17, 2017: A Rare Stone Slab c. 9,000 Years Old was Exposed, which was Used to Ignite Fire

April 27, 2017: Exposing Caesarea Hidden Treasures with Edmond de Rothschild Foundation Project

April 7, 2017: The Sanhedrin Trail - the First Interactive Hiking Trail of its Kind in Israel

April 6, 2017: Students Unearth a 2000-Year-Old Jewish Settlement near Bet Shemesh

March 27, 2017: Hundreds of Liquor Bottles from World War I were exposed near Ramle

March 20, 2017: 1,400-Year-Old Coin Hoard was Discovered in Excavations near Highway No. 1

March 13, 2017: 2,000-Year-Old Road was Exposed Near Bet Shemesh

March 7, 2017: Rare and Mysterious 4,000 Years Old Dolmen Exposed in the Galilee

February 22, 2017: 1,800-Year-Old Hebrew Inscriptions were Exposed on a Column Capital in Peqiʽin Village, in the Western Galilee

February 13, 2017: New Dead Sea Scrolls cave discovered

February 9, 2017: New Miqwe (Ritual Bath) Path at the Ophel Site in Jerusalem is now open

January 20, 2017: Chilling finds in Sobibor former Nazi extermination camp recent digs

December 22, 2016: "Hyrcanus" Engraving in Hebrew on a Stone Bowl Dating to the Hasmonean Period was Discovered

December 13, 2016: "The Thinker" - 3,800 year old Pottery Vessel exposed in Yehud, Israel

December 5, 2016: FIAA News - Festive Dedication and Inauguration Ceremonies




February 19, 2015: Largest Gold Coin Hoard in Israel Discovered in Caesarea

January 27, 2015: The Lod Mosaic Exhibition in the State Hermitage Museum

January 26, 2015: The Hermitage Museum to Exhibit Lod Mosaic


Bernard and Barbro Osher Dead Sea Scrolls Gallery Inaugural Exhibition




August 4, 2014: VERY SAD NEWS

The National Center for the Conservation of the Dead Sea Scrolls

July 29, 2013: History is Made at the Louvre Museum

February 12, 2013: The Lod Mosaic Masterpiece at Penn Museum

November 8, 2012: An Extraordinary Gift for Dan David Archaeology Building

August 5, 2012: Dedication of the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

June 8, 2012: Spectacular Gold and Silver Treasure

April 15, 2012: The Brandt-Lewis Center for Ancient Jewelry and Artifacts

March 23, 2012: A Major Grant from the William Davidson Foundation

December 17, 2011: Natural Wonders: The Lod Mosaic at the Field Museum

November 4, 2011: The Ancient Pottery National Conservation Laboratories

The Mandel National Library for the Archaeology of Israel

The Lunder Family Center for the Conservation of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Dan David Archaeology Building

July 22, 2011: A Rare Second Temple Period Gold Bell Discovered Under Robinson’s Arch

June 27, 2011: Ophel Walls - A First Temple Period Site in Jerusalem

April 22, 2011: Lod Mosaic at the Legion of Honor San Francisco

March 17, 2011: Matthew and Marysia Gerson National Center for Mosaics

March 6, 2011: First Temple Period Site Save the Date

February 18, 2011: Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

The Lod Mosaic at the Met

David Berg Library for the Dead Sea Scrolls

A Rare Gold Coin

Magnificent Altar

The Saul A. Fox Center for Ancient Glass

The Saul A. Fox National Coin Center

Ancient Seals, Bullae and Seal Impressions On-Line

A Residential Building from the Time of Jesus

New Exhibitions

National Treasures On-Line

Construction Begins on Schottenstein National Campus

Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Center

2,000 Year Old Hebrew Document Seized in Special Operation

Conserving the Western Wall Stones

We Mourn the Loss of William "Bill" Davidson

Ancient Glass in the Holy Land Lecture

Tender for Excavation and Foundation for National Campus Published

An 1800 Year Old Marble Figurine Was Discovered in An Archaeological Excavation in Jerusalem

A New Coin Exhibition in the Davidson Center

"Son of the High Priest" Inscription

Digital Dead Sea Scrolls On-Line

Building Permit Issued by Municipality of Jerusalem

Rare 2,500 Year-Old Marble Discus Discovered by Lifeguard

Knesset Archaeological Garden made Possible by Saul Fox and the Winding Way Foundation

9,000 Year Old Flint Blades

Western Wall Excavations

Highlights from the Israel Antiquities Authority

Gold Glass Table at Metropolitan Museum

The Umayyad Temple Mount

Monumental Remains of Roman Jerusalem

Dead Sea Scrolls Digitization on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary

Temple Mount First Temple Period Discoveries

A New Aerial Photography Book

Sandra and Leon Levine Dead Sea Scrolls Education Center

Surprising Finds in Tiberias

The Dead Sea Scrolls in San Diego

Leon Levy and Shelby White Court

The Dead Sea Scrolls in Kansas City

Israel Antiquities Authority Excavations at the Mugrabim Ramp

Underwater Archaeology Lecture

International Center for Conservation

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel

Dead Sea Scrolls Challenge

Rare Gold and Silver Jewelry

Happy Birthday Davidson Center

Helen Diller Lecture Series - Jerusalem in Biblical Times

Megiddo Prison Mosaic

Ben Gurion Airport Mosaics

Hoards from the Iaa Coin Department

Ancient Church

The Fawer Coin Exhibition

The Israel Center for Conservation Studies

Israel Center for Conservation

First Temple Period Discoveries

Adopt A Dead Sea Scroll

Sickle's Secrets

Helen Diller Lecture Series

An Attempt to Smuggle Is Foiled

The Temple Scroll

Extremely Rare Crusader Coin

Iaa Warns Museums on Bible-Era Relics

Excavations and Survey in Israel

Metropolitan Museum Loan Exhibition

Dead Sea Scrolls in Mobile Alabama

The Fawer Archaeological Garden

Archaeological News from the Holy Land

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