Even in the years of decline, the Land of Israel remained a center of Jewish creativity.
Turkish walnuts, Galilean fish sauce, a mixed-faith crew, and some unexpected rodents.
Mosaics almost as rare as worshippers.
A plaque in Hebrew and Greek, ending with the word shalom.
Producing millions of liters of light, white wine.
A 1,500-year-old precursor to Ramat Hasharon.
Before the Ottoman conquest and the arrival of the Sephardim.
A trove of coins sheds light on a little-known episode.
Fifteen-hundred years ago.
It probably didn’t belong to Usha’s most famous rabbi.
Not just sheep and goats, but also pigs, antelope, and crocodiles.
Evidence of the man who ended the Sanhedrin, on the Sanhedrin Trail.
Crucifying Haman in effigy.