It also gained a wall map by D. Haines of Philadelphia dated to 1828.
This Chanukah (the Jewish Festival of Lights), the Israel Museum displays 150 of its collection of 1,000 chanukiot – the largest collection of its kind in the world. The Chanukah menorahs, exhibited in the museum’s Jewish Art and Culture Wing, include pieces from an array of ancient Jewish diaspora communities in Spain, Morocco, Italy, Germany, Austria, France, Holland, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Tunisia, Russia and Ukraine.
The first epigraphic testimony noting the full spelling of Jerusalem in letters was unveiled at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum for the first time today (Tuesday) in a joint press conference of the museum and the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Curator at The Israel Museum: ‘The Dead Sea Scrolls may be Most Significant Discovery in 20th Century’
Ido Bruno, Director of the Israel Museum called The Dead Sea Scrolls ‘the most important treasure that the museum holds.’
An ancient text thought to have been erased by the sands of time has been been brought back to life by researchers at Tel Aviv University.
One night of the year, the illustrious Israel Museum in Jerusalem turns into a hub of wild nighttime encounters during which art peels itself off the walls and into the souls of the thousands of visitors!
A rare coin minted almost 2,000 years ago during the conquest of Jerusalem was recently found at an auction in Zurich.
Nine tiny, previously unexamined scroll fragments from the world-renowned Dead Sea Scrolls have turned up among the Israel Museum’s collection. The newfound…
With the Jewish holiday of Purim around the corner, during which people traditionally don costumes and masks, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem is opening an exhibition
If you want to know what life in the Holy Land looked like 2,000 years ago, step inside Jerusalem’s Israel Museum to see the world’s 1st exhibition on the life of King Herod, who built the Caesarea harbor, Masada and much more.