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Biblical-Era Mosaic Found in the Galilee

By |July 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“We’ve uncovered the first depiction of the episode of [the ancient city of] Elim ever found in ancient Jewish art,” said Dr. Jodi Magness of UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Jodi Magness, the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism at UNC-Chapel Hill, has made a stunning discovery. This time, Magness and her group of excavators [...]

Israeli Kids Discover 1,600-Year-Old Gold Coin in Galilee

By |April 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

1,600 years after the edict of the Emperor Theodosius II led to the abolishment of the post of the Nasi prince of the Sanhedrin, a group of school students found rare evidence reflecting this dramatic moment in Jewish history. In February 2019, four ninth-grade students on a navigation hike in the fields alongside the Zippori stream [...]

Earthquake Reported in Northern Israel; Residents: ‘Felt Like a Bomb’

By |January 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

"It felt like a bomb went off near the house," one resident said. People in Afula, Nazareth and Migdal Haemek in the North said they also heard loud explosions. Northern Israel got hit by an earthquake late Thursday night. Residents reported tremors as well as what they said sounded like explosions. "It felt like a bomb [...]

Oldest Mosaic of Bible’s Jonah Found in Galilee

By |July 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

A mosaic depicting the biblical story of Jonah has recently been uncovered at the synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee. This represents the first time the story of Jonah has been discovered decorating the floor of a synagogue in Israel. The panel, exposed by a team led by University of North Carolina [...]

Large Roman gate discovered in Beit Shearim

By |February 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

The find has researchers intrigued, especially the inscription 'The Gates' above the gate; other finds at the site include the threshold of a large gate with a tower built of large dressed stones; Beit Shearim was the seat of the Sanhedrin in the second century CE. Beit Shearim is a national park in the Lower Galilee [...]

Prophecy in the News

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