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Making Seal Impressions

How we made the seal impressions from our 10th century BCE stamp seal
Peretz Reuven
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Peretz Reuven: Islamic History Recorded

Staff Spotlight hits Peretz Reuven, expert in Early and Late Islamic Cultural Heritage
Arabic wall inscription
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Nuba Inscription Identifies Dome of the Rock with Jewish Temple

Ancient Arabic inscription bears witness to the fact that the Dome of the Rock structure was originally named 'Bayt al Maqdis' referring to "The Holy Temple."
Hannah Ripps and Renata Roitman
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The Israel Experience

MASA interns Renata and Hannah help the Temple Mount Sifting Project in the lab with PR and Research.
Jennifer with mosaic stones in a bucket
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Jennifer Greene: Staff Spotlight: September

I love writing the Staff Spotlight segments because I get to share with you the wonderful people I get to work with every day. Also dice and Jerusalem archaeology!
Hillel holding a cake decorated with ancient Hebrew writing
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Hillel Richman: Just a Slice of Humble Pie

Pottery researcher Hillel Richman studies Iron Age and First Temple pottery and loves rare finds. Staff spotlight of the month.
Violence on the Temple Mount - hand held up to stop
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Violence on the Temple Mount

This is going to be a very disturbing post about an incident that happened two days ago. A group of our researchers was attacked by officials while on an archaeological learning tour of the Temple Mount.
Hands sifting over a sifting net
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Beverly Ungar: Archaeology – A Lifetime of Love

“This is a perfectly wonderful, normal, regular stone. Well done!” Have you seen one of our green-shirted staff members patiently teaching one of our youngest volunteers? This was probably Beverly.
Aaron Greener
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Aaron Greener: It Figures: TMSP Staff are Experts in their Field

Aaron Greener has been part of the Temple Mount Sifting Project (TMSP) staff since the project's inception. He has held various positions over the years, but you may remember him as site archaeologist and guide, or fantastic lecturer.
Noa Nevo
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Noa Nevo – National Service Doing the World a Service

Staff Spotlight: May Have you met Noa? Noa is our Bat Sherut this year at our sifting site in Emek Tzurim National Park, meaning that she is doing her National Service by working with our project. She is a very meticulous and focused sifter,…
Ohad Tal

Saying Farewell to Ohad and Rachel

It is with sad hearts that we announce that we are losing two of our most valued staff members at the Sifting Project. As of November 1, our site manager Ohad Tal and our office manager Rachel Nachum will be leaving for other employment. Both…
Ohad Tal
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New Article in BeSheva about the Sifting Project

BeSheba weekly newspaper has published an extensive article about the sifting project and the story of how it all started. Here's the link: http://www.inn.co.il/Besheva/Article.aspx/7460