Evidence in Israel

In 2005, archeologists digging in Ophel located what they believe are the remains of King David’s Palace. Specifically, a wall to a very large building has been unearthed from his time. The archeologist credited with the important find is Eilat Mazar.  She is quick to offer...

Meaning ‘fortified mound’ or ‘tower’, Ophel is the name given to a promontory just outside the Old City of Jerusalem, south of the Temple Mount.   This is a good time to take a look at the valleys that encompass the environs of Jerusalem: There are three valleys...

From the Temple steps you have the closest view of the Southern Wall of the Temple platform. It’s also from here that you can witness a clash of history right before your eyes.   The Palestinian Authority was given administrative control of the Temple Mount by the...

Not far from the Wailing Wall is the entrance of the Jerusalem Archeological Park. A visit here affords a close up look at the devastation that befell the Jewish Temple during the Roman siege of 70AD.    Historical Significance 1st Century Jewish historian Josephus describes within his work,...