When Amit Re’em embarked on an excavation of an abandoned Ottoman prison in the Old City of Jerusalem, he didn’t expect anything revolutionary. Oh, how wrong he was.
Archeologists say some of the giant stones of the Western Wall are of lesser quality than others. Could it be that builders cheating their royal client, Herod the Great?
Frescoes from a room in a Herodian palace atop the ancient Jewish fortress of Masada were restored and returned to their original location.
The King Herod exhibit is Israel’s most popular antiquities show ever. What does the enduring fascination with this much-maligned historic figure say about modern day Jews?
An unusual plan to rebuild the tomb of Herod the Great at the Herodium site, southeast of Jerusalem, has spurred opposition on the part of top archeologists.
The Romans destroyed Herod’s Temple more than 2,000 years ago. Now Alex Garrard, a 78-year-old British farmer, is hand-crafting a replica. At 20 feet by 12 feet, the mock-up is 1/100 of the size of the original.