Science, death, and the origins of religion.

Russell Saltzman
Oct. 12 2015 12:01AM

A tomb celebrated as Herod’s final resting place at a recent exhibit on the flamboyant king has come under question by archeologists. (Registration required)

Nir Hasson
Oct. 14 2013 12:00AM

Unique among early Iron Age civilizations, the ancient Israelites left behind very few tombs. Does this reflect a gap in the archeological record, or the. . .

July 15 2013 12:00AM

A new Israeli movie, perfect in tone and taste, depicts an ultra-Orthodox community in which marriage is the center of all things: mysterious, enveloping, frightening, ecstatic.

June 4 2013 12:09AM