The Ancient Jerusalem Sifting Project

Elyahu Tzur
Elyahu Tzur

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If you ever wondered how it feels like to be an archeologist and discovering ancient artifacts buried under the dirt exciting you, this project is what you looking for!. The Jerusalem sifting project allows you to engage an important archeological work side by side with an expert archaeologists and diggers, The Jerusalem sitting project also known as The Temple Mount Sifting Project started on 2005 after the “Waqf” – Islamic religious trust of the Temple mount decided to build an underground mosque on the Temple Mount the work was conducted in a brutal way with bulldozers (instead a gentele brush) and destroyed thousands years of history, the project goal is to recover the archaeological artifacts from 400 truckloads of topsoil removed from the Temple Mount by the waqf. Today you can come and contribute to this important Job while you touch the history with your hands and finding ancient remnants from the past.

This activity is highly recommended for families!

Duration: Hour and half



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Tzur Tours, a company with a family atmosphere, was founded by Eliyahu Tzur, based on his vast experience as a qualified tour guide. Our expertise is in Private tours and organized tours for small and medium-sized groups. Our aim is to connect you to this wonderful country, to maximize your experience, and this with good quality service and at competitive prices.

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The Ancient Jerusalem Sifting Project