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Channukkah Miracles at the Sifting Project

Video with Zachi Dvira talking about the symbolic finds of the first year of the Sifting Project.
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Powerful Video about UNESCO and the Temple Denial Movement

It is important to respect the narratives of people today, but this needs to be in addition to, and not at the expense of, real history.
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Thoughts on the Jerusalem Conference

Important information shared related to our project. New discoveries.
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Archaeological Evidence of the Jewish Temples on the Temple Mount

Historical sources and selected artifacts given to show proof of the First and Second Jewish Temples on the Temple Mount. Jews and Christians have a real and documented relationship to the Temple Mount.
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The Sifting Project and the Temple Denial at Megalim Conference

It's going to be an interesting week... On Tuesday we will be holding a press conference about discoveries in our the research. On Thursday, September 8th, our project is making a splash at this year’s Megalim Conference focusing…
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Find of the Month: Bone Spindle Whorl - Liliana Gorbman

9 year-old Liliana Grobman finds Byzantine spindle whorl at Temple Mount Sifting Project.
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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.
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Isn't it nice to feel validated?

New images from the Dome of the Rock after renovations validate research. Crusader floors and patterns still in use today!
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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,…
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Awaqf Casting Concrete into Ancient Sewage Tunnel

Again, the Awaqf allowed construction at the Temple Mount without any archaeological supervision. This time it was just south to the Dome of the Rock where concrete was cast into an ancient sewage tunnel at the southern edge of the raised platform.…
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The New York Times Joins the Temple Denial Movement

Unbelievable! Temple Denial agenda is taken seriously by the New York Times. Rick Gladstone published a stupid article interviewing serious archaeology scholars as if they really doubt that the Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif) is the location…
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A Brief Report about Carpets Replacements and the Floors in the Dome of the Rock

Among the finds from the Sifting Project are hundreds of opus sectile (Latin: “cut work”) paving tiles that can be traced to various time periods on the Temple Mount – Herodian/Roman, Byzantine, Early Islamic, Crusader, Later Islamic and…