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Israeli Scientists Uncover Ancient Greek Inscription

Scientists in Israel have unearthed a rare Greek-language mosaic dating from the 2nd-3rd century. Researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) were digging at Caesarea...

Ancient Greek Gods Found in Israel

  A 2,300-year-old image depicting the birth of the Greek goddess Athena has been unearthed by scientists studying the remains of a Biblical site in...

“Hellenists, Go Back To Greece”: Israeli Far-Right Groups Disrupt Hanukkah Celebration

Members of Israeli far-right groups disrupted a Jerusalem community center's Hanukkah celebration, which incorporated Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and Mohammed's birthday. The protesters called the...

Israeli Mom And Daughter Discover Clay Lamp from Hellenistic Period

An Israeli mother and her daughter discovered an ancient clay candle holder dating back to the Hellenistic period – when Judah Maccabee fought against...

Greek Orthodox Patriarch asks Jordan’s Help over Jerusalem Land Sales

Jerusalem's Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilus III met with the King of Jordan, Abdullah on Wednesday and is to meet later with Pope Francis in...

Palestinian Christians Demonstrate Against Greek Orthodox Patriarch

Palestinian Christians have protested against the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land, demanding the resignation of Theophilos III for allegedly selling church land...

Greek Orthodox Church Aims to Block Jerusalem Property Sales in Court

  The Greek Orthodox patriarch in the Holy Land announced Saturday that his church will appeal an Israeli court decision that approved the sale of...

Greek Orthodox Church in Israel ‘Sells Ancient Roman Amphitheater’

The Roman Amphitheater and the hippodrome in the ancient Israeli coastal city of Caesarea have been sold off, in secret, to a mysterious overseas...

You Be the Judge: Is this Mosaic at an Ancient Synagogue in Israel Alexander...

At the archaeological site in Israel known as ancient Huqoq, archaeologists excavated a mosaic of what many believe is none other than Alexander the Great. According...

Ancient Greek Citadel Uncovered in Jerusalem

The Israeli antiquities authority claims to have solved one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of the area, after unearthing the ancient Greek citadel of...