A Wine-Oasis in the Israeli Negev Desert
Pop open a bottle from one of these Israeli desert wineries and you will taste and feel something truly special. The desert breeze...the warm sun by day and ...
Artist Leaves Dress In The Dead Sea For 2 Years And It Turns Into Glittering Salt Crystal Masterpiece
For her latest project, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau decided to submerge a black gown in the Dead Sea. The gown entered the salt-rich waters in 2014 and was
Bible Scenes Uncovered In Ruins Of Ancient Synagogue
On a hill above the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, archaeologists have discovered one amazing floor mosaic after another.
Russian 'Rambo' Called In Airstrikes On HIMSELF When Surrounded By ISIS Fighters
Surrounded by jihadists near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Alexander Prokhorenko (left, with his pregnant wife Ekaterina), 25, ordered Russian warplanes to obliterate the area.
Prophet And Profit
In her memoir Come Tell Me How You Live, Agatha Christie – wife of the British archaeologist Max Mallowan – describes the happy life of the expedition digging at Chagar Bazaar in the Jezirah region of...
Islamic State Militants Blow Up Ancient Arch Of Triumph In Palmyra, Antiquities Chief Says
Militants from the Islamic State group (IS) have blown up the Arch of Triumph, a major monument in the 2,000-year-old Roman city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief says. Maamoun Abdulkarim said sou...
Baal Perazim
Robert Dean Steel talks about the God of the Breakthrough
Carmen at Masada
In the heart of the Judean Desert, at the foot of Masada, one of the most familiar and beloved operas of all times is coming to life - Carmen, by French composer Georges Bizet.
He looked after the ancient ruins of Palmyra for 40 years. Now ISIS has killed him.
ISIS militants beheaded a renowned antiquities scholar and hanged his body on a column in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Khaled al-Asaad, 81, was apparently killed for refusing to reveal where va...
Islamic State 'murders 25 men in Palmyra'
A video apparently released by the Islamic State group shows 25 men being shot dead in the ancient city of Palmyra.
Syria conflict: IS Advances On Ancient Ruins Of Palmyra
Palmyra, one of the archaeological jewels of the Middle East, is reported to be under threat from advancing Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria. The jihadists are within 2km (1.2 miles) of the Unesc...
Massive Sinkholes Opening Around The World, Dead Sea Is Disappearing
The Dead Sea is losing vast amounts of water each year, and, this year, sinkholes have been emerging on the banks at an alarming rate – scientists are just not sure what is going on.
A roundup of ancient sites ISIS has destroyed
ISIS has posted a new propaganda video that shows the destruction of historical monuments in Iraq's ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud.
€˜Nature revenge: Dead Sea surrounded by 3,000+ sinkholes growing at alarming rate
Hundreds of sinkholes are forming each year around the drying Dead Sea that could face being completely parched by 2050. Its basin shrinks by a meter per year due to severe water mismanagement.
IS 'bulldozed' ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraq says
The Islamic State group have begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said, in the jihadists' latest attack on the countr...
Gateway to the Heavens: The Assyrian Account to the Tower of Babel
The story of the construction of a tower in Babel, which resulted in the confounding of language has also confounded modern scholars. The Book of Genesis tells of a time in which all of the world&rsqu
Acre, Israel
Acre (/ˈɑːkər/ or /ˈeɪkər/, Hebrew: עַכּוֹ, ʻAkko; Arabic: عكّا‎, ʻAkkā, Ancient Greek, Akre, Ἄκρη) is a city in the northern coastal plain region of northern Israel at the northern extremit...
Acre, Israel - Wikipedia
Apamea
Apamea or Apameia is the name of several Hellenistic cities in western Asia, after Apama, the wife of Seleucus I Nicator:Apamea may also refer to:
Apamea - Wikipedia
Aqaba
Aqaba (Arabic: العقبة‎ al-ʻAqabah , "the steep path/ascent") is a Jordanian coastal city situated at the northeastern tip of the Red Sea. Aqaba is the largest city on the Gulf of Aqab...
Aqaba - Wikipedia
Judea
35°18′23″E / 31.69889°N 35.30639°E / 31.69889; 35.30639Judea or Judæa (/dʒuːˈdiː.ə/; from Hebrew: יהודה‎, Yəhuda Yəhûḏāh, Greek: Ἰουδαία, Ioudaía; Latin: IVDÆA...
Judea - Wikipedia
Cherith
Chorath /ˈxɔrɑːθ/; also Cherith (/ˈkɪərɪθ/; Hebrew: נחל חוּרית Naḥal Ḥorath or Hebrew: נחל כּוּרת Naḥal Korath; وادي الحريث Wādī Āl Ḥorayth; Greek: Χειμάῤῥους Cheimárrhous or Χοῤῥάθ Chorrháth) m...
Latrun
Latrun (Hebrew: לטרון‎, Latrun; Arabic: اللطرون‎, al-Latrun) is the place of a Trappist Monastery. It is located at a strategic hilltop in the Latrun salient in the Ayalon Valley. It o...
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Artist Leaves Dress In The Dead Sea For 2 Years And It Turns Into Glittering Salt Crystal Masterpiece
For her latest project, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau decided to submerge a black gown in the Dead Sea. The gown entered the salt-rich waters in 2014 and was
Bible Scenes Uncovered In Ruins Of Ancient Synagogue
On a hill above the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, archaeologists have discovered one amazing floor mosaic after another.
Russian 'Rambo' Called In Airstrikes On HIMSELF When Surrounded By ISIS Fighters
Surrounded by jihadists near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Alexander Prokhorenko (left, with his pregnant wife Ekaterina), 25, ordered Russian warplanes to obliterate the area.
Haran (biblical place)
Haran, Charan, or Charran (Hebrew: חָרָן, transliterated as Ḫaran) is a place mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. Haran is almost universally identified with Harran, an Assyrian name of the Hurrian city wh...
Wood of Ephraim
Wood of Ephraim was a forest in which a fatal battle was fought between the army of David and that of Absalom, who was killed there (2 Samuel 18:6, 8). It lies on the east of Jordan, not far from Maha...