This 140-square-mile stretch of land located along the Mediterranean coast between Egypt and Israel, has endured decades of protest, military operations and violence.
It is the oldest homo sapiens fossil ever discovered outside of Africa.
The U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital—despite a dueling claim from Palestine.
Kings and popes told them to go home—but they persisted.
Archaeologists recently uncovered an impressive gate and shrine from the First Temple period (eighth century B.C.) in Israel’s ancient city of Tel Lachish.
Using a computer program, scientists for the first time have digitally unwrapped and read a severely damaged ancient Hebrew scroll without even touching it.
In their excavations of an ancient synagogue in northern Israel, archaeologists uncovered two stunning mosaics depicting Noah’s Ark and the parting of the Red Sea.
An 8-year-old Israeli boy with dreams of becoming a real-life Indiana Jones has discovered a 3,000-year-old relic from an ancient biblical city.
Archaeologists in Jerusalem recently uncovered a 2,000-year-old ritual bath during a road excavation project.