First Temple

Ancient tablets reveal a new perspective on Jews exiled after the fall of the First Temple.

Lawrence Schiffman
March 16 2015 12:01AM

The tenth day of the Hebrew month of Tevet (this year, January 1), is one of the more obscure and poorly understood dates on the. . .

Jeffrey Woolf
Dec. 31 2014 12:01AM

For many years, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has maintained that an ivory pomegranate with a Hebrew inscription is a forgery, while other scholars have. . .

Hershel Shanks
Oct. 7 2014 12:01AM

A First-Temple-era column, whose location has been kept secret until this week, is less interesting than the ancient water system in which it was discovered.

Noah Wiener
Jan. 16 2014 12:00AM

The discovery of an Iron-Age altar at Shiloh provides the first evidence of First-Temple-era sacrificial worship at the site that hosted the Tabernacle before. . .

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
Nov. 25 2013 12:00AM