Ancient Dead Sea Scrolls find new accessibility in New York's bustling Times Square.
Ancient history competes with Broadway glamor in New York's Times Square.
Five of the Dead Sea Scrolls are now online. More could be coming in the years ahead. The Dead Sea Scrolls show the diversity of Jewish religious thought around the time of Jesus.
2,000-year-old bell in Jerusalem: a 2,000-year-old bell has been discovered by Israeli archaeologists and rang for the first time in as many years.
1,500-year-old church: The Byzantine church located southwest of Jerusalem, excavated over the last two months, will be visible only for another week before archaeologists cover it again with soil for its own protection.
Dead Sea Scrolls will get their own database, courtesy of the web search giant. The Dead Sea Scrolls are some two thousand years old.
The importance of place to Jewish and Muslim identity intensifies Israeli-Palestinian conflicts over land, as illustrated by the disputed construction of a museum affiliated with the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Jerusalem's Mamilla cemetery.