New page: Red Tower

Remains of an ancient Tel and a small Crusader period tower keep in Kh. Bergth (Horvat Burgeta) near Kefar Yonah in the Sharon.

Visit the site: Red Tower




New Page: Castel

New site added in Judea region:

   The Castel

   A hilltop stronghold protecting the road to Jerusalem, constructed over the ruins of Roman and Crusader forts. Fierce battles occurred here in 1948 in an effort of the Israeli forces to open the road to besieged Jerusalem. Today – a National Heritage site operated by the Israel Nature and Parks Authority.

Visit the site: Castel National Heritage site




New Page: Kiriath Jearim

New site was added in Judea region:

The Biblical place of Tel Kir’yat Ye’arim in Abu Ghosh, and the Monastery of the Ark of Covenant on top of the hill.

–> Read more about Kiriath Jearim.






New Page: Horvat Midras

A new site was added:

A large archaeological site in the Judean Shephelah region, with remains of a rich Early Roman period rural settlement and a Byzantine church.

-> Read more about Horvat Midras




New page: Horvat Ethri

A new site was added in Judea region:  Horvat Ethri

  Ruins of an Early-Roman Jewish rural village in the Judean foothills region, south of the valley of Elah. The remains include residential houses, cisterns, several ritual baths (Miqveh), ancient synagogue, wine presses and other farming installations.

More: Visit the site




New page: Tel Yarmut

Tel Yarmut (Jarmuth) is a major Early Bronze II-III period city, located on a vast mound overlooking Ramat Beit Shemesh. A monumental Early Bronze III palace was exposed on the lower city. Occupation continued 1000 years later on the upper city during the Late Bronze and Iron Age periods, and was one of the Amorite cities that attempted to block Joshua and the Israelites.

>> Visit the Tel Yarmut site.




New Page: Tel Rekhesh

A new site was added:

Tel Rekhesh (Rechesh) is the largest Biblical mound in the lower Galilee, with remains of multi-period Canaanite and Israelite cities and an Early Roman farmstead.

Visit the site:  Tel Rekhesh