Losing public authority over Scripture.
Evidence of a bustling Hellenistic metropolis.
Stone structures in the wilderness.
Discovered thanks to 94-year-old aerial photographs.
Confirming the evidence of the Talmud.
It does shed light on synagogues before the Temple’s destruction.
And may help clarify Jerusalem’s borders at the time.
Elaborate Roman-style tiles.
A piece of 18th-century baroque architecture.
Israel needs to act to preserve Temple Mount history.
But were their owners Jews?
Hills? Mounds? Platforms?
The earliest in the land of Israel.
A sign that rebels knew their fate was sealed?