Left- and right-wing archaeologists alike are engaging in a vicious battle over the decision to excavate the small Hebron neighborhood of Tel Remeida. Due to its location within the highly-contested Judea and Samaria, liberal historians maintain that Israel has no right to excavate what does not belong to them, while conservative archaeologists have expressed concern that by not excavating the area, countless historical treasures could be lost forever.

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