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City of David
40 UN ambassadors visit Poland and Israel on fact-finding, educational tour
February 4, 2019
In addition to the City of David in Jerusalem, the delegation of U.N. envoys visited the Gaza and Lebanese border areas to learn of and view the threat posed by the terror groups Hamas and Hezbollah.
2,000-year-old ring found in ancient Jerusalem ritual bath
December 23, 2018
Doron Spielman, vice president of the City of David Foundation, said, “It’s incredible to think that this beautiful ring sat at the bottom of a mikvah on the ancient Pilgrimage Road for 2,000 years until it was uncovered by archaeologists. It is yet another piece in the puzzle that is ancient Jerusalem.”
First Temple-era weight discovered, complete with Hebrew description
November 21, 2018
“The Beka was equivalent to the half-shekel, which every person from the age of 20 years and up was required to bring to the Temple,” explained Eli Shukron, who directed the excavations on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Old City cable car project expected to ‘change the face of Jerusalem’
November 12, 2018
An environmentally-friendly cable-car system will have a capacity of 3,000 passengers in each direction during peak time and will be connected to the mass transit system planned in Jerusalem.
2,200-year-old earring found in Jerusalem excavation sheds light on Hellenistic period in Judea
August 8, 2018
The rare artifact depicts the finely crafted head of a horned animal and delicate filigree work, and is believed to date back to the second or third century BCE.
Rare coin minted 1,900 years ago discovered in Jerusalem
Yori Yalon and Staff
July 2, 2018
The artifact dates back to 69 C.E., the fourth year of the Jewish revolt against Rome • Coin, found in the sewage system running beneath ancient Jerusalem, carries the inscription “For the Redemption of Zion” and a depiction of a chalice.