Hananya Naftali, the prime minister’s deputy social media adviser, visits Magdala, the archaeological remains of the oldest synagogue in the Galilee, further proof that the Jews are indigenous to Israel.
Baroness Ariane de Rothschild, Chair of the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation, unveiled Sunday night a preservation and reconstruction project of the wall promenade, fortifications, and the Crusaders’ market at the port of Caesarea in a festive event in the presence of numerous guests.
King Herod the Great built Caesarea into one of the largest cities in the Roman world. As a Roman-style pagan city, it acted as the main coastal city of Israel (much like Tel Aviv is today) after Herod built an artificial harbor to bring in ships.
A half-million-year-old archaeological site discovered in the Sharon region has given researchers an important window into ancient life in the region,” the Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University Archaeology Department said in a joint statement Sunday.