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Exciting Discovery: Archaeologists Unearth Hebrew Inscriptions in the Destroyed Great Synagogue of Vilna
Israeli, Lithuanian and American archaeologists who have been excavating for four years at the site of the destroyed Great Synagogue in Vilna have revealed discoveries that reveal key elements of the legendary synagogue. Watch
Archaeological Testimony of Balaam ben Beor’s Inscription in Jordan
The inscription contains details about Balaam that are very close in content and terminology to the Biblical story
Has the Exodus from Egypt been verified by Egyptian Archaeology?
Not many people know that the Israelite's are clearly mentioned in ancient Egypt more than 3200 years ago. Perhaps it is hard to believe; Pharaoh lied about what actually took place
Archaeology Discovers Purim - Achashverosh & the Persian Empire
Historical and archeological research has been carried out over the past century which focuses on the time period in which the Book of Esther took place. Ahasuerus and the Persian Empire
Archaeology Discovers Purim - Shushan the Capital City
More fascinating facts about the story of Purim in the light of archeological findings. Including, Shushan the capital city, the splendor of the King's Palace & the wine banquet
Archaeology Discovers Purim - King Achashverosh’s Feast
Achashverosh made a great banquet for an unimaginable number of people. This was in accordance with the accepted practice at the time, wherein leaders used to throw luxurious banquets for numerous participants
Archaeology Discovers The Upheaval of Sodom and Gomorrah
Today, anyone who passes by the Dead Sea can see clearly how the place was turned upside down. The mountains seem unnaturally cut and stand on their side, and the deserted region is saturated with salt—mute testimony to the cataclysm that convulsed the region
2,000-Year-Old Inscription from Second Temple Period Discovered
The earliest stone inscription bearing the full spelling of the Hebrew word for Jerusalem was unveiled on Tuesday at the Israel Museum. This is the language of the exposed inscription: “Hananiah Bar Dudalus From Jerusalem”
Where is Miriam’s Well Today? Archaeology Discovers the Hebrew Bible
Rabbinic writings make it clear that Miriam’s Well accompanied the Israelites when they entered their land and was hidden away in the Sea of Galilee
Where is Mount Sinai?
Years after the greatest event in history had taken place, researchers are still grappling with the exact location of the sacred mountain on which the Torah was given
Archaeology Keeps on Reinforcing the Torah Narrative
The more they find, the more the Torah's story is corroborated by fact. Ken Spiro explains in this short video
Did Egypt (Mitzrayim in Hebrew) come into existence before Noah’s son Ham (and Mitzrayim’s father) was born?
According to the Torah, Mitzrayim was born to Ham the son of Noah who lived around 2000 BC, but archeology says that Egypt’s kingdom was united and ruled by pharaohs around 3000 BC.
Israeli Hiker Discovers Ancient Egyptian Icon at Karnei Chitim
Karnei Chitim is the site of a historic battle fought between Richard the Lionheart and Saladin over control of the Holy Land. An Israeli hiker found a historical item which demonstrates that Egyptian influence extended here from the time of… the Exodus.
Coins from the Hasmonean King Alexander Yannai found
This week a group from the Massa Yisraeli project went digging- and found coins from the Hasmonean king Alexander Yannai
8 Year Old Hiker Discovers 2500 Year Old Icon
An 8-year- old boy went on a hike last weekend and saw a roundish object which turned out to be an historic icon
Archaeology Salutes the Torah
In the last generation, with the burgeoning of archaeological excavations in lands where the people and great figures of the Bible lived, many gross errors of all those “experts” who spoke confidently of the ”impreciseness” of certain details related in the Torah have been shamefully exposed
Authenticity of Judaism
How should I address the following question: Why can’t it be that three thousand years ago, some mad grandfather wrote the Torah scroll and told his sons that he was the only remnant of a war that killed the entire Jewish people apart from him, or gave another explanation regarding the rest of the people, ie Later on, among them were people who called themselves prophets, made wars, etc. this is an explanation for all of the archaeological findings of the kings of the House of David,” etc.