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(Chevrot Kadisha (Burial Societies

By | Monday,9 January , 2017|Categories: Articles, News|

Burial Societies in the Mount of Olives Cemetery The Mount of Olives cemetery, though usualy treated as a single cemetery, is actually comprised of several adjacent cemeteries, each one owned and run by a distinct Chevra Kad [...]

Carved Stone

By | Wednesday,2 March , 2016|Categories: Temple Mount Artifacts|

  Piece of Stone This piece of stone, which is so small you can hold it in the palm of your hand, was once part of a huge, magnificent structure. During the period when it was constructed, ancient Palestine’s architects [...]

Roman Goat Figurine

By | Wednesday,2 March , 2016|Categories: Temple Mount Artifacts|

Goat Head One of the most beautiful archaeological finds discovered in the Temple Mount Sifting  Project is a clay statuette in the form of a goat’s head. The statuette is made of a pale, cream colored clay. Despite its tiny [...]

The Burial Cave of Rabbi Judah He-Hasid

By | Tuesday,1 March , 2016|Categories: Articles|

The Burial Cave of Rabbi Judah He-Hasid On the first of Heshvan 5461 (October 14, 1700), on a Wednesday, Rabbi Judah He-Hasid [“the Pious”] and his ‘holy group’ reached the gates of Jerusalem. Rabbi Judah breathed the holy air [...]