Second 2,000-year-old synagogue uncovered at Migdal
January 7, 2022
(Israel Hayom via JNS) - A synagogue dating back some 2,000 years has been excavated at Migdal in northern Israel, a modern town and the site of a significant Jewish community in the Second Temple era.
This is the second synagogue excavated in Migdal and the first time archeologists have found evidence of two synagogues coexisting in a Jewish community at a time when the Second Temple was still in use.
Like many archeological discoveries in Israel, the second synagogue at Migdal resurfaced due to infrastructure work. In this case, a salvage excavation ahead of the widening of a nearby highw...