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Remains of Jewish settlement dating from Second Temple period found in Beersheva
April 4, 2019
The site, dated from the first century C.E. until the Bar-Kochba Revolt in 135 C.E., also appears to contain underground hidden passageways used by the Jewish rebels.
Arab residents of Jericho loot ancient tombs, defile graves
April 2, 2019
Hikers who visited the site were appalled by what they found: Human remains were strewn everywhere, the catacombs were thoroughly ransacked and looted, and the sarcophagi (burial caskets) that had been resting in the caves for more than 2,500 years had disappeared.