Tag Archive for Shilo

US harshly condemns Israel for adding settlement homes in West Bank


In an unusually strong statement, the White House & US State Department called plans to construct a ‘significant’ new settlement of up to 300 housing units in the West Bank ‘deeply troubling’ and undermines the peace process.
– The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs commented in reply, “The 98 housing units approved in Shilo do not constitute a ‘new settlement.'”

The Associated Press, Reuters


WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is once again condemning Israel for plans to construct housing on land claimed by the Palestinians, saying that a new project announced last week profoundly hurts efforts to forge a two-state solution to the long-running conflict. Continue Reading »

Israeli Archaeologists report to have found Shilo Tabernacle

The artifact discovered will be displayed this week at Shilo, showing the  hewn holes in which wooden beams could have been placed.

By Gil Ronen


Archaeologists say they have found the remains of the Biblical Israelites’ Tabernacle at site of ancient Shilo. The Tabernacle precedes the Temples and dates to the period between the conquest of the Land of Israel by Joshua and the rise of King David.

Ancient Shilo – Kobi Finkler

According to a report in Yisrael Hayom, the archaeologists will display their findings this week at the Shilo site in Samaria, in a conference that is to be held by the Shilo Organization. Continue Reading »