Israel

Israel’s West Bank barrier will not run through Palestinian world heritage site

But the Vatican is concerned that the planned barrier will still encroach on nearby Bethlehem properties

Published online: 25 January 2015

A powder keg in Jerusalem

Tensions boil over after the status quo is challenged at the city’s revered holy site

Published online: 30 October 2014

Antiquities collections destroyed in Gaza conflict

A full list of artefacts and sites damaged during this summer’s fighting is due to be presented to Unesco

Published online: 08 October 2014

US foundation digs deep to fund Israel’s archaeology library

The Mandel National Library and Archives is part of a $80m campus dedicated to the field

Published online: 02 April 2014

Israel steps up hunt for Nazi-looted art

Museums under pressure to research collections for Holocaust victims’ assets

Published online: 05 March 2014

Negotiations over Jerusalem’s holy sites not just for politicians

Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders say they must be involved in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Published online: 09 January 2014

West Bank barrier could split 4,000-year-old farming village

Advocates hope Battir’s addition to list of endangered heritage sites will highlight its importance ahead of Supreme Court hearing

Published online: 24 October 2013

Israeli anarchists sell art to cover legal costs

A group of anti-occupation activists is holding its first selling exhibition of works donated by Israeli and Palestinian artists

Published online: 22 August 2013

Israel and Vatican close to signing Holy Land accord

Palestine and Jordan fear deal on East Jerusalem sites will cross “red lines”

Published online: 08 July 2013

Herod blockbuster puts control of West Bank site into spotlight

Israel Museum says loans respect international law

Published online: 31 January 2013

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