Country: Israel

The Artist Didn't Steal From Auschwitz, but Rather, From Other Artists

(Israel; Poland)

Shaul Setter (2017). The Artist Didn't Steal From Auschwitz, but Rather, From Other Artists. Haaretz. 2 August.

Waqf officially forms committees to assess any Israeli damages on Al-Aqsa

(Israel; Palestine)

Ma'an News Agency (2017). Waqf officially forms committees to assess any Israeli damages on Al-Aqsa. Ma'an News Agency. 1 August.

Arrest of Jerusalem antiquities dealers opens a smuggling Pandora's Box

(Israel)

Amanda Borschel-Dan (2017). Arrest of Jerusalem antiquities dealers opens a smuggling Pandora's Box. The Times of Israel. 1 August.

Police arrest 5 in $20 million black market antiquities, tax fraud sting

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2017). Police arrest 5 in $20 million black market antiquities, tax fraud sting. The Jerusalem Post. 30 July.

Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site

(Palestine; Israel)

Reuters (2017). Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site. Cyprus Mail. 28 July.

Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site

(Palestine; Israel)

BBC News (2017). Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site. BBC News. 25 July.

Did an Israeli student steal Auschwitz artifacts for an art exhibit?

(Israel; Poland)

Samantha Schmidt (2017). Did an Israeli student steal Auschwitz artifacts for an art exhibit?. The Washington Post. 20 July.

Israeli College to Allow Auschwitz Exhibit After Assurances Artifacts Not Stolen

(Poland; Israel)

Naama Riba (2017). Israeli College to Allow Auschwitz Exhibit After Assurances Artifacts Not Stolen. Haaretz. 19 July.

Israeli student admits stealing items from Auschwitz for art project

(Poland; Israel)

Peter Beaumont (2017). Israeli student admits stealing items from Auschwitz for art project. The Guardian. 19 July.

Ancient Roman Amphitheater in Caesarea sold by Greek Orthodox church to mystery foreign buyer

(Israel)

The Times of Israel (2017). Ancient Roman Amphitheater in Caesarea sold by Greek Orthodox church to mystery foreign buyer. The Times of Israel. 17 July.

Palestinian caught trying to smuggle rare, ancient coins from Gaza

(Palestine; Israel; Egypt)

The Times of Israel (2017). Palestinian caught trying to smuggle rare, ancient coins from Gaza. The Times of Israel. 16 July.

Dispelling the Myths Around the Hobby Lobby Antiquities Case

(United States of America; Iraq; United Arab Emirates; Israel)

Michael Press (2017). Dispelling the Myths Around the Hobby Lobby Antiquities Case. Hyperallergic. 14 July.

Why the Feds Were Smart Not to Throw the Book at Hobby Lobby for Buying Iraqi Loot

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

Leila Amineddoleh (2017). Why the Feds Were Smart Not to Throw the Book at Hobby Lobby for Buying Iraqi Loot. ArtNet News. 12 July.

Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

Creede Newton (2017). Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade. Al Jazeera. 12 July.

Hobby Lobby emboldens a black market that robs countries of their heritage — and lets the violent profit

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

The Washington Post (2017). Hobby Lobby emboldens a black market that robs countries of their heritage — and lets the violent profit. The Washington Post. 9 July.

Israel Nabs 'Antiquities Pirates' at Archaeological Site

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2017). Israel Nabs 'Antiquities Pirates' at Archaeological Site. The Jerusalem Post. 12 June.

How Jews and Arabs Collaborate on Antiquities Theft in the West Bank

(Palestine; Israel)

Yotam Berger (2017). How Jews and Arabs Collaborate on Antiquities Theft in the West Bank. Haaretz. 5 May.

Stolen Second Temple period antiquities recovered in Samaria

(Palestine; Israel)

Ido Ben Porat (2017). Stolen Second Temple period antiquities recovered in Samaria. Arutz Sheva. 25 April.

Jewish family renews fight for Passover manuscript

(Israel)

Daniel Estrin (2017). Jewish family renews fight for Passover manuscript. The China Post. 12 April.

Surprising twists in story behind return of artwork stolen by Nazis

(Israel; United States of America)

Aron Heller (2017). Surprising twists in story behind return of artwork stolen by Nazis. Seattle Times. 7 April.

Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries

(Israel; United States of America)

Regin Olimberio (2017). Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries. The Science Times. 4 April.

28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US

(Israel; United States of America)

Owen Jarus (2017). 28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US. Live Science. 4 April.

Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2017). Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists. Haaretz. 29 March.

150 historic Palestinian coins seized in Cairo airport

(Egypt; Palestine; Israel)

Middle East Monitor (2017). 150 historic Palestinian coins seized in Cairo airport. Middle East Monitor. 22 March.

Law of Return

(Israel)

Jonathan Kandell (2017). Law of Return. Art & Antiques. 17 March.

Diving Robbers Are Looting Underwater Treasures, Archaeologists Wail

(Israel)

Philippe Bohstrom (2017). Diving Robbers Are Looting Underwater Treasures, Archaeologists Wail. Haaretz. 15 March.

Antiquities theft from second temple period prevented in central Israel

(Israel; Palestine)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2017). Antiquities theft from second temple period prevented in central Israel. The Jerusalem Post. 6 March.

Minister offers Turkish mayor elephants for ancient Hebrew inscription

(Israel; Turkey)

Ilan Ben Zion (2017). Minister offers Turkish mayor elephants for ancient Hebrew inscription. The Times of Israel. 23 February.

Family catches antiquity thief in the act

(Israel)

Arutz Sheva (2017). Family catches antiquity thief in the act. Arutz Sheva. 20 February.

Palestinian nabbed at crossing with sack of ancient coins

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Ilan Ben Zion (2017). Palestinian nabbed at crossing with sack of ancient coins. The Times of Israel. 20 February.

Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Ido Ben Porat (2017). Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt. Arutz Sheva. 20 February.

In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage

(Palestine; Israel)

WKNO (2017). In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage. WKNO. 16 February.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Find May Help Detect Forgeries

(Israel)

Michelle Z. Donahue (2017). New Dead Sea Scrolls Find May Help Detect Forgeries. National Geographic. 14 February.

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave filled with ancient artefacts discovered for first time in 60 years

(Israel)

Bethan McKernan (2017). New Dead Sea Scrolls cave filled with ancient artefacts discovered for first time in 60 years. The Independent. 9 February.

Antiquities robber caught red-handed in a Byzantine site

(Israel; Palestine)

Elisha Ben Kimon (2017). Antiquities robber caught red-handed in a Byzantine site. Ynet News. 7 February.

Stacks of Stolen Historic Artifacts Seized in Acre

(Israel)

David Israel (2017). Stacks of Stolen Historic Artifacts Seized in Acre. The Jewish Press. 30 January.

Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil

(Brazil; Israel)

Arutz Sheva (2017). Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil. Arutz Sheva. 26 January.

Caught red-handed: 11 grave robbers arrested at northern ruins

(Israel)

Arutz Sheva (2017). Caught red-handed: 11 grave robbers arrested at northern ruins. Arutz Sheva. 19 January.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert

(Israel)

Philippe Bohstrom (2016). New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert. Haaretz. 21 December.

Three looters busted plundering ancient tomb in Galilee

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2016). Three looters busted plundering ancient tomb in Galilee. The Times of Israel. 14 December.

Court: Names of Israeli Archaeologists Digging in West Bank Can Stay Secret

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2016). Court: Names of Israeli Archaeologists Digging in West Bank Can Stay Secret. Haaretz. 22 November.

Arson in the Kidron Valley Damages Architectural Jewels

(Israel)

Ilana Messika (2016). Arson in the Kidron Valley Damages Architectural Jewels. The Jewish Press. 13 November.

Is Israel's Big New Find a Hoax?

(Israel; Palestine)

Candida Moss (2016). Is Israel's Big New Find a Hoax?. The Daily Beast. 6 November.

Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO

(Israel; Palestine)

Tovah Lazaroff (2016). Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO. The Jerusalem Post. 6 November.

Ancient Hebrew Papyrus Seized from Looters, But Is It Authentic?

(Israel)

Owen Jarus (2016). Ancient Hebrew Papyrus Seized from Looters, But Is It Authentic?. Live Science. 26 October.

These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.

(Israel; Iraq; Poland; Portugal; Czech Republic; Russia)

The Jerusalem Post (2016). These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.. The Jerusalem Post. 24 October.

A tale of Vermeers, art experts, and the most notorious- forger of the 20th century

(Israel; Netherlands)

Maya Margit (2016). A tale of Vermeers, art experts, and the most notorious- forger of the 20th century. I24 News. 21 October.

Israel's antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State

(Israel; Palestine)

Ilan Ben Zion (2016). Israel's antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State. The Times of Israel. 20 October.

Are These New Dead Sea Scrolls the Real Thing?

(Israel)

Owen Jarus (2016). Are These New Dead Sea Scrolls the Real Thing?. Live Science. 10 October.

Nine suspects charged with smuggling rare Torah manuscripts into Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Nine suspects charged with smuggling rare Torah manuscripts into Israel. Egypt Independent. 7 October.

Raiders of the Lost Archive: How Newly Discovered Manuscripts of Afghanistan Ended Up in Israel

(Afghanistan; Israel)

Michael Press (2016). Raiders of the Lost Archive: How Newly Discovered Manuscripts of Afghanistan Ended Up in Israel. Hyperallergic. 5 October.

Ancient capital of Israel site beset by vandalism

(Palestine; Israel)

Assaf Kamar (2016). Ancient capital of Israel site beset by vandalism. Ynet News. 3 September.

Israeli museum transfer sets 'dangerous precedent'

(Palestine; Israel)

Ylenia Gostoli (2016). Israeli museum transfer sets 'dangerous precedent'. Al Jazeera. 24 August.

MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb

(Iraq; Israel)

Roi Kais (2016). MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb. Ynet News. 8 August.

Franz Kafka literary legal battle ends as Israel's high court rules in favor of library

(Israel)

AFP (2016). Franz Kafka literary legal battle ends as Israel's high court rules in favor of library. The Guardian. 8 August.

Police detain 5 Wakf members for illegally renovating Dome of Rock

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2016). Police detain 5 Wakf members for illegally renovating Dome of Rock. The Jerusalem Post. 4 August.

High Court of Justice okays transfer of ancient library to western Jerusalem

(Israel; Palestine)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2016). High Court of Justice okays transfer of ancient library to western Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Post. 24 July.

Netanyahu Reportedly Secreted Auschwitz Blueprints to Israel

(Israel)

The Jewish Voice (2016). Netanyahu Reportedly Secreted Auschwitz Blueprints to Israel. The Jewish Voice. 13 July.

Netanyahu unwittingly secreted original Auschwitz blueprints to Israel

(Israel; Poland; Germany)

JTA (2016). Netanyahu unwittingly secreted original Auschwitz blueprints to Israel. The Times of Israel. 7 July.

Authorities combine to catch antiquities thieves

(Israel)

Arutz Sheva (2016). Authorities combine to catch antiquities thieves. Arutz Sheva. 4 July.

Ancient Egyptian Relics Returned After Surfacing at Israeli Auction

(Egypt; Israel)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient Egyptian Relics Returned After Surfacing at Israeli Auction. Haaretz. 21 June.

Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel. Ahram Online. 16 June.

Raid in upscale Jerusalem plaza uncovers hundreds of illicitly traded relics

(Israel)

I24 News (2016). Raid in upscale Jerusalem plaza uncovers hundreds of illicitly traded relics. I24 News. 15 June.

High school students restore vandalized Ashdod historic site after 'paint party'

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2016). High school students restore vandalized Ashdod historic site after 'paint party'. The Jerusalem Post. 13 June.

Palestine demands return of seized artefacts

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Nasouh Nazzal (2016). Palestine demands return of seized artefacts. Gulf News. 6 June.

Driver smuggled antiquities in Norwegian Ambassador's car

(Israel; Palestine; Jordan)

Ari Soffer (2016). Driver smuggled antiquities in Norwegian Ambassador's car. Israel National News. 6 June.

Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea

(Israel)

Mike Smith (2016). Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea. Yahoo News. 2 June.

National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves

(Israel)

Yoni Kempinski (2016). National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves. Arutz Sheva. 25 May.

Israel returns to Egypt two stolen artefacts

(Egypt; Israel)

Reuters (2016). Israel returns to Egypt two stolen artefacts. Ahram Online. 22 May.

After 4 years, rare sarcophagi smuggled into Israel to be returned to Egypt

(Egypt; Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2016). After 4 years, rare sarcophagi smuggled into Israel to be returned to Egypt. The Times of Israel. 18 May.

In new crackdown, antiquities authorities tighten noose around dealers, thieves

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2016). In new crackdown, antiquities authorities tighten noose around dealers, thieves. The Times of Israel. 16 May.

Youths vandalize historic site

(Israel)

Matan Tzuri (2016). Youths vandalize historic site. Ynet News. 27 April.

Jewish family makes claims to prized Passover manuscript

(Israel)

Associated Press (2016). Jewish family makes claims to prized Passover manuscript. The Daily Mail. 21 April.

Is the Israel Museum's Birds' Head Haggadah Nazi-era loot?

(Israel)

David D'Arcy (2016). Is the Israel Museum's Birds' Head Haggadah Nazi-era loot?. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

After 25 years, German doctor returns rare, ancient coin to Israel

(Israel; Germany)

The Canadian Jewish News (2016). After 25 years, German doctor returns rare, ancient coin to Israel. The Canadian Jewish News. 30 March.

Yemeni authorities jail Jewish man over airlifted Torah

(Yemen; Israel)

Sandy Rashty (2016). Yemeni authorities jail Jewish man over airlifted Torah. The Jewish Chronicle. 24 March.

American tourist sneaks into ancient Jerusalem cave in overnight treasure hunt

(Israel)

Alexander J. Apfel (2016). American tourist sneaks into ancient Jerusalem cave in overnight treasure hunt. Ynet News. 16 March.

The Trouble With the Maadana: Could an Israeli national symbol be a fake?

(Israel)

Daniel Estrin (2016). The Trouble With the Maadana: Could an Israeli national symbol be a fake?. New Republic. 16 March.

Tel Aviv: Burglars indicted for heist of 17th Century manuscripts

(Israel)

Ben Hartman (2016). Tel Aviv: Burglars indicted for heist of 17th Century manuscripts. The Jerusalem Post. 28 February.

Boy finds ancient figurine during Beit She'an outing

(Israel)

Times of Israel (2016). Boy finds ancient figurine during Beit She'an outing. The Times of Israel. 25 February.

'Buyer, Be Fair' Nonagenarian Warns Owner of Family Art Stolen in WW2

(Israel)

Ofer Aderet (2016). 'Buyer, Be Fair' Nonagenarian Warns Owner of Family Art Stolen in WW2. Haaretz. 8 February.

From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah

(Israel; Austria)

Shlomo Rizel (2016). From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah. Chabad.org. 11 January.

Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv

(Israel; France)

The Times of Israel (2016). Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv. The Times of Israel. 10 January.

How Did Nazi-Looted Art Wind Up in Israel — and What Can Be Done About It?

(Israel)

Naomi Zeveloff (2016). How Did Nazi-Looted Art Wind Up in Israel — and What Can Be Done About It?. Forward. 10 January.

Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online

(Israel)

Anny Shaw (2016). Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

'Revolutionary' court victory against antiquity thieves

(Israel)

Gil Ronen (2015). 'Revolutionary' court victory against antiquity thieves. Arutz Sheva. 29 December.

My Great-grandfather, the Man Who Held the Key to the Aleppo Codex

(Israel; Syria)

Judy Maltz (2015). My Great-grandfather, the Man Who Held the Key to the Aleppo Codex. Haaretz. 22 December.

The Israeli Defense Minister Who Stole Antiquities

(Israel; Palestine)

Yael Gruenpeter (2015). The Israeli Defense Minister Who Stole Antiquities. Haaretz. 19 December.

Israeli museum hopes to solve mystery of looted painting

(Israel)

Peter Beaumont (2015). Israeli museum hopes to solve mystery of looted painting. The Guardian. 16 December.

Hanukkah at the Arch of Titus

(Israel; Italy)

Steven Fine (2015). Hanukkah at the Arch of Titus. Yale University News. 15 December.

Artwork stolen by Nazis found… at Israeli museum

(Israel)

Sue Surkes (2015). Artwork stolen by Nazis found… at Israeli museum. The Times of Israel. 15 December.

The Breguet That Got Away: History's Greatest Watch Heist

(Israel; United States of America)

Rebekah Bell (2015). The Breguet That Got Away: History's Greatest Watch Heist. The Robb Report. 2 December.

Cops bust antiquities dealer with over 3,000 ancient coins

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2015). Cops bust antiquities dealer with over 3,000 ancient coins. The Times of Israel. 26 November.

Antiquities robbers destroy 1,400-year-old church mosaic

(Israel)

Yori Yalon (2015). Antiquities robbers destroy 1,400-year-old church mosaic. Israel Hayom. 8 September.

Rare Sarcophagus Discovered at Ashkelon Building Site

(Israel)

Artuz Sheva (2015). Rare Sarcophagus Discovered at Ashkelon Building Site. Arutz Sheva. 3 September.

Police investigating suspicious east Jerusalem tunnel adjacent to Rockefeller Museum

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2015). Police investigating suspicious east Jerusalem tunnel adjacent to Rockefeller Museum. The Jerusalem Post. 1 September.

Young Israeli Girl Breaks 2,000-year-old Vase, Museum Says Thanks

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2015). Young Israeli Girl Breaks 2,000-year-old Vase, Museum Says Thanks. Haaretz. 25 August.

Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches

(Israel)

Jack Moore (2015). Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches. Newsweek. 6 August.

The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men

(Israel; United Kingdom)

Ofer Aderet (2015). The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men. Haaretz. 2 August.

Antiquities theft thwarted near Beit Shemesh in late night helicopter chase

(Israel)

Hayah Goldlist-Eichler (2015). Antiquities theft thwarted near Beit Shemesh in late night helicopter chase. The Jerusalem Post. 30 July.

Thief returns stolen Roman ballista stones

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2015). Thief returns stolen Roman ballista stones. The Times of Israel. 13 July.

Police arrest Jewish suspects in arson at 'loaves and fishes' church

(Israel)

The Times of Israel (2015). Police arrest Jewish suspects in arson at 'loaves and fishes' church. The Times of Israel. 12 July.

Father enlists 4 kids to unearth 'treasure' from Second Temple period protected by 'demon'

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2015). Father enlists 4 kids to unearth 'treasure' from Second Temple period protected by 'demon'. The Jerusalem Post. 8 July.

Israel cites boycotts, foreign relations in refusal to divulge West Bank archaeology info

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2015). Israel cites boycotts, foreign relations in refusal to divulge West Bank archaeology info. Haaretz. 8 July.

An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum

(Israel)

Ilene Prusher (2015). An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum. Haaretz. 1 July.

Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected

(Israel)

Bathsheva Sobelman (2015). Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected. Los Angeles Times. 18 June.

Arsonists torch storerooms with 4,000-year-old artifacts

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2015). Arsonists torch storerooms with 4,000-year-old artifacts. The Times of Israel. 16 June.

'Cave of the Skulls' Robbers Get Prison Term in Israel

(Israel)

Tia Ghose (2015). 'Cave of the Skulls' Robbers Get Prison Term in Israel. Live Science. 9 June.

Egypt sues Israel to restore 126 smuggled artifacts

(Egypt; Israel)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Egypt sues Israel to restore 126 smuggled artifacts. The Cairo Post. 24 May.

Boy digs up 1,400-year old wine press in Jerusalem

(Israel)

Ruth Schuster (2015). Boy digs up 1,400-year old wine press in Jerusalem. Haaretz. 18 May.

Israeli Antiquities Squad Stops Wannabe' 'Tomb Raiders' at Ancient Roman Catacomb

(Israel)

Tazpit News Agency (2015). Israeli Antiquities Squad Stops Wannabe' 'Tomb Raiders' at Ancient Roman Catacomb. The Jewish Press. 10 May.

How Thieves Stole The Most Expensive Watch In The World: An Excerpt From Marie Antoinette's Watch

(Israel)

John Biggs (2015). How Thieves Stole The Most Expensive Watch In The World: An Excerpt From Marie Antoinette's Watch. Tech Crunch. 7 May.

Watch: Historic Jewish text from Prague stolen years ago found in Israel

(Israel; Czech Republic)

Jerusalem Post (2015). Watch: Historic Jewish text from Prague stolen years ago found in Israel. The Jerusalem Post. 4 April.

Egyptian Artifacts Salvaged from Robbed Tomb in Israel

(Israel)

Megan Gannon (2015). Egyptian Artifacts Salvaged from Robbed Tomb in Israel. Live Science. 1 April.

Man arrested for attempting to loot antiquities from northern underground cave

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2015). Man arrested for attempting to loot antiquities from northern underground cave. The Jerusalem Post. 26 March.

Tomb raiders arrested in Ashkelon National Park for looting, damaging ancient site

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2015). Tomb raiders arrested in Ashkelon National Park for looting, damaging ancient site. The Jerusalem Post. 1 February.

Antiquities Thieves Caught Red-Handed in Judean Desert Caves

(Israel)

Hillel Fendel (2014). Antiquities Thieves Caught Red-Handed in Judean Desert Caves. Arutz Sheva. 7 December.

5 haredim arrested for blocking Jerusalem excavation site

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2014). 5 haredim arrested for blocking Jerusalem excavation site. The Jerusalem Post. 3 August.

Police confiscate ancient coffins from tomb raiders in Jerusalem

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2014). Police confiscate ancient coffins from tomb raiders in Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Post. 31 March.