City of David Top Finds #3: Ancient Pool of Siloam

The ancient pool of Siloam in the City of David was found by accident. It’s steps – four shallow and one deep – is found at only one other place in Israel; leading up to the Temple Mount. We also know that it dates back at least 2,000 years to the time of the Second […]

The Spiritual Importance of Aligning With Zion

Most people think that ancient Biblical Jerusalem is within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. As a result, Christians commonly stand on the ramparts of the Old City’s walls and pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

Special Archaeological Finding in City of David

Archaeologists working on the Temple Mount Sifting Project have unearthed a special archaeological find. Dating from the First Temple period, they found a small weight with the word Beka imprinted on it. Weighing the same as a half-shekel, it was used to check the weight of donations to the Temple.

Unprecedented Interfaith Conference Tackles Temple Mount Controversy

The Temple Mount Jerusalem Convention 18 (TMCJ), organized by Cry for Zion, an Israel-based organization that advocates for Jewish sovereignty over the Temple Mount, will take place on Dec. 5 at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center. Doron Keidar, one of the organizers and the executive director of Cry for Zion, explained the motivation for the conference.