Israeli authorities find looted 4,000-year-old artifacts and return them to the state.
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During an excavation at Sussita in the Golan Heights region of Israel, researchers found an ancient community theater. This archaeological site was once a prominent Roman city with the same name, and researchers believe religious ceremonies were held at the theater.
Israeli researchers found a pendant belonging to a young girl who died in a Poland extermination camp – and it looks almost identical to the one Anne Frank had worn. Researchers wonder if the two girls were possibly related.
When King Nebuchadnezzar captured Jerusalem in the sixth-century B.C.E., many Jews were deported and the Babylonian Exile began. Explaining how much suffering Nebuchadnezzar caused the Jewish people, Psalm 137:1 says, “By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion.” Newly discovered cuneiform texts give a surprising look at the lives of these exiled Jews.
During the Hanukkah festival in Israel last week, hikers found an ancient carving of a seven-branched menorah and a cross dating back to the late Roman and Byzantine periods.