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Times Will Tell

Podcast: Author digs into wacky-but-true tales of Jerusalem archaeology

Journalist Andrew Lawler’s new book ‘Under Jerusalem’ is a treasure trove for the unbelievable real history of excavations in the Holy City through today

Welcome to Times Will Tell, the weekly podcast from The Times of Israel.

This week we’re speaking with author and journalist Andrew Lawler, who recently published the colorful “Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City.”

Host Amanda Borschel-Dan absolutely devoured the book and highly recommends it to anyone interested in Holy Land history, archaeology, or even just tales of unbelievable, but real characters. It’s a real trip along the timeline of Jerusalem archaeologists, spanning from the 1860s until today.

We get a sense of the crazy people behind the digs, government involvement, and the sparks of geopolitical conflict that still simmer.

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