Negev

Latin milestones mark the way.

Rosella Tercatin
Aug. 18 2020 12:01AM

Fifteen-hundred years ago.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
July 29 2020 12:01AM

Not just sheep and goats, but also pigs, antelope, and crocodiles.

David Israel
May 20 2019 12:01AM

Mizraḥi Jewry and the history of Israel’s southern frontier.

April 10 2019 12:01AM

Boats in Beersheba.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Nov. 14 2018 12:01AM

A letter from the “development town” of Ofakim, where Jews from North Africa are helping to forge a new Israeli culture.

July 5 2018 12:01AM

Or risk the Negev sinking into chaos.

Ariel Ben Solomon
March 10 2017 12:01AM

Israel’s Roanoke.

Ronit Vered
Jan. 20 2016 12:01AM

Even the archaeologists who discovered it aren’t sure.

Ilan Ben Zion
July 6 2015 12:01AM

A few years ago, scholars described life at an ancient copper mine in what is now Jordan as “hell on earth.” But recent research at. . .

Hershel Shanks
Jan. 19 2015 12:01AM

Last year, archaeologists discovered lumps of clay (known as bullae) made for sealing documents in Khirbet Summeily in the Negev. Their presence suggests. . .

James Hardin, Christopher Rollston and and Jeffrey Blakely
Jan. 15 2015 12:01AM

It is generally agreed that, if Kings David and Solomon were historical personages, they would have lived in the 10th century BCE. But some scholars. . .

Mississippi State University
Dec. 18 2014 12:01AM

Nine years after the Gaza disengagement, about a third of the Jews forced to leave Gush Katif are still living nearby, often in temporary housing.. . .

Debra Kamin
Oct. 1 2014 12:01AM