Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Has Real Site of Jesus's Trial Been Uncovered in Jerusalem?

Tradition says Jesus was tried by Pontius Pilate at the foot of the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem. Archeologists now believe the drama took place on the site of an Ottoman prison near the Jaffa Gate.

History or Farce? A woman mourns at the funeral for four French Jews killed in the terror attack on a kosher grocery in Paris.

Sad-But-True Farce Behind Israel's Funeral for Paris Kosher Market Terror Victims

Behind the tears and somber speeches, the funeral for 4 French terror attack victims was marked by threats, demands for huge payments and even last-minute switches in the burial site.

1,700-Year-Old Curse Discovered at Jerusalem's City of David

A 1,700-year-old curse was discovered recently in the ruins of a luxurious Roman villa in Jerusalem’s City of David.

Dry Times: A Canaanite gate at Tel Dan. The Canaanite city-states collapsed amid climate change, a new study says.

Ancient Biblical Civilizations Killed by Climate Change, Study Says

Between 1250 and 1100 B.C.E., all the great civilizations of the eastern Mediterranean – pharaonic Egypt, Mycenaean Greece and Crete, Ugarit in Syria and the large Canaanite city-states – were destroyed, ushering in new peoples and kingdoms including the first Kingdom of Israel.

King Solomon's MInes Are From Era — But Not His

It took 10 date pits and one olive pit to come to the conclusion that the heyday of the copper mines at Timna, near Eilat, was indeed during the reign of King Solomon, in the 10th century B.C.E.

Cave Man: Khaled Zir and his famiiy were left homeless after Jerusalem authorities bulldozed his home in the SIlwan neighborhood.

Palestinian Family Lives in Cave After Home Bulldozed

Jerusalem municipal bulldozers demolished the home of the Zir family of Silwan last week before the courts ruled on the issue. Left homeless, the family has moved into a cave.

Race Card: A poster for council candidate Aryeh King reads: ?Muezzin calling? You need King.?

Jerusalem Candidate Vows To Quiet Mosques

Right-wing activist Aryeh King is playing the race card in his campaign for Jerusalem city council, promising to clean the capital’s parks of Arabs and lower the volume on mosques.

Is Jehoash Tablet a Fake?

The Jehoash Tablet is a stone bearing an inscription in ancient Hebrew describing the renovation of the First Temple by the Jehoash, King of Judea.

Ultra-Orthodox Break Windows After Woman Refuses To Go to Back of Bus

Ultra-Orthodox protesters attacked and damaged three buses in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Shemesh on Wednesday, after a female traveling on one of the buses refused a Haredi passenger’s order to move to the back and sit separately from the men.

King David-Era Ceramic Jar Found in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists last week discovered a fragment of a ceramic jar they say dates back to the time of Kings David and Solomon and bears the earliest sample of written text ever found in Jerusalem.