Archaeologists digging near the Sea of Galilee discovered ancient bronze tools used for ceremonial purposes in the Holy Temple of Jerusalem 2000 years ago.

The Land of Israel is a dream for archaeologists, who continually find evidence of Jewish history dating back to the patriarchs – Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – some 4,000 years ago.

Most recently, together with volunteers from Chile, Israeli archaeologists found ancient bronze tools belonging to the Second Temple in Jerusalem, including a shovel used by the priests for ceremonial purposes, in the city of Migdal (Magdala), north of the Sea of Galilee.

Watch this fascinating video and see some of the unbelievable treasures routinely uncovered in the Holy Land, testifying to the vibrant, ancient Jewish communities in the Land of Israel.