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Israel uses archeology to claim rights over Palestine

July was a particularly busy month for archeology in the Holy Land. In Tell es-Safi in southern Israel, archeologists from Bar-Ilan University excavating what some believe to be the remains of the ancient Philistine city of Gath stumbled on an older layer of “biblical-era” fortifications. These, suggested Professor Aren Maeir, director of the dig, might account […]