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Roman-era Synagogue found in Israel

Excavations in Israel have unearthed what may be a Roman-era synagogue on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. The structure's grandeur led researchers to conclude that the site contained the ruins of an ancient synagogue. "We're still at an early stage of unearthing the structure," they said. "We found parts

Ancient Roman synagogue found in rural Galilee

An 1,600-year-old synagogue has been found outside of Galilee in Israel at Horvat Kur. To the east of the monumental wall, the researchers found a totally different situation, indicating that this space was inside the building: Here a low bench made of hewn stones and covered with grey plaster runs

Medieval synagogue discovered underneath kebab shop

Archaeologists have discovered what they believe are the remains of a medieval Jewish synagogue underneath a kebab shop in Northampton, England. A survey of land underneath Kebabish and The Bear public House, both in Sheep Street, Northampton, has found what experts estimate could be the remains of an ancient synagogue,

Ancient synagogue discovered in Turkey

An ancient synagogue estimated to be at least 1,500 years old, has been unearthed in Turkey. The ancient temple was found in the town of Demre in the Antalya province, on the southwestern tip of Turkey. The structure is situated on a hilltop overlooking the Andriake harbor. The dimensions of the

Remains of Jesus-era synagogue found in Israel

The remains of 2,000-year-old synagogue has been found on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. "It is possible that Jesus had preached in this synagogue since Migdal was an important Jewish city at the time," excavations director Dina Abshalom-Gorni, who led the dig, told AFP. Jesus did much of his preaching