DigIsrael: Top 3 Historical Sites in The Holy Land

Mount of Olives- Overview of Jerusalem

I’ve  been learning about Israel for as long as I can remember, from studying religion in grade school to debating Middle East relations as a political science major in college. So needless to say, the mystifying and provocative country has always been on my radar. And though I’ve imagined what it would be like, my […]

Time Travel Via Tel Zafit Excavation

Tel Zafit Excavation Site

There are a handful of awesome things I will have the opportunity to do in my lifetime. I never imagined digging up 3,000 year-old artifacts at an excavation site in an ancient, biblical city in central Israel was one of them. But that’s exactly what I did. Every summer, nearly 150 students and professors from […]

Northeast Israel: Madras Tunnels

The Madras Tunnels

The Madras Tunnels are located near the Sea of Galilee, in the northeastern region of Israel. Surprisingly, it’s an historic site many Israelis have yet to visit and most foreign tourists have never heard of. Jewish rebels dug the tiny tunnels as a means to seek refuge from Roman persecution, a stand-off also known as […]