The Dead Sea sect might not have been so unusual as once thought.
An old-new rabbinic debate.
The desert fortress has become a powerful symbol of Jewish resistance. A new book examines the evidence to see how much of the story, including the famous mass suicide, is true.
Discovered thanks to 94-year-old aerial photographs.
Not just zealots.
Gamla’s archaeological importance.
The original archaeologists deliberately left some work for future generations.
As cupping helps a swimmer.
Native to the region.
An operatic experience like no other.
A once-abundant staple crop is being rescued from a 1,500 year extinction.
In 73 C.E., Rome’s Tenth Legion laid siege to the last remaining Jewish redoubt at King Herod’s fortress-palace atop the Masada cliff. Exactly how did. . .