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Modi’in: Where the Maccabees Lived

03/21 | Modi’in was the hometown of the Maccabees, the heroes of the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid king who ruled over Judea. Have excavations conducted within the modern Israeli city of   Read more…

Qumran Phylacteries Reveal Nine New Dead Sea Scrolls

03/19 | The scroll fragments were hidden in ancient phylacteries, or tefillin, which are small leather boxes containing scripts from the Jewish law that observant Jews wear on the forehead and arm   Read more…

Jethro in the Bible

03/19 | Read the article by Nobel Prize recipient Elie Wiesel as it appeared in Bible Review.   Read more…

Origins: 3.14159265…

03/14 | Why did the ancients invent increasingly subtle and ingenious methods to arrive at an exact value of pi? Human curiosity.   Read more…

“Lost” Manuscripts of J.B. Lightfoot Found!

03/12 | Ben Witherington III, the Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky, has uncovered the lost manuscripts of J.B. Lightfoot.   Read more…

Out of Egypt: Israel’s Exodus Between Text and Memory, History and Imagination

03/11 | Watch dozens of full-length lectures from the recent international conference Out of Egypt: Israel’s Exodus Between Text and Memory, History and Imagination.   Read more…

Video: The Exodus as Cultural Memory: Poetics, Politics and the Past

03/11 | Watch a full-length keynote lecture by University of California, Berkeley scholar Ronald Hendel online for free.   Read more…

Video: What Was The Exodus?

03/11 | Watch a full-length lecture by University of California, San Diego scholar William Propp online for free.   Read more…

Video: Hero and Villain: Outline of the Exodus Pharaoh in Artapanus

03/10 | Watch a full-length lecture by University of Rome Sapienza scholar Caterina Moro online for free.   Read more…

Cats in Ancient Egypt

03/06 | According to a recent study, cats were domesticated in Egypt 5,700 years ago—almost two millennia earlier than previously thought.   Read more…


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