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Why Is the Newest Bible Translation in Modern Hebrew?

04/17 | Reches Educational Projects in Israel recently published its modern Hebrew translation of the Bible. While some believe this newest Bible translation meets the linguistic reality of modern Israeli society, others   Read more…

Bronze Age Akrotiri Reopened

04/17 | The mid-second millennium B.C.E. volcanic eruption on the island of Thera (the modern tourist island Santorini) redefined Bronze Age history for the entire Aegean. One of the largest eruptions in   Read more…

Introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls

04/16 | Read more about the remarkable discovery, excavations and “the academic scandal par excellence of the 20th century.”   Read more…

Cast of Characters

04/16 | A list of prominent biblical scholars, professors, priests and many others who have been involved in the study, publication and protection of the Dead Sea Scrolls.   Read more…

Former Egyptian Antiquities Head Faces Charges

04/16 | Earlier this month, Egypt’s general prosecutor announced that former antiquities chief Zahi Hawass* will face charges of wasting public funds and breaking the country’s antiquities laws. Most of the charges   Read more…

The Bible in the News

04/13 | In his column The Bible in the News, Leonard J. Greenspoon looks at the various ways the Biblical proverb “Physician, heal thyself” is used by today’s media.   Read more…

Ashkelon Excavations Find New Evidence of Philistine Religion

04/13 | In the summer of 2009, the Ashkelon excavations were working in a typical Philistine domestic structure from about 1200 B.C.E. (roughly contemporaneous with the settlement of the Israelites in adjacent   Read more…

James Ossuary Forgery Trial Resources Guide

04/13 | The Biblical archaeology world has been abuzz ever since Oded Golan and Robert Deutsch were declared not guilty in the March 14th James Ossuary forgery trial verdict. The verdict sparked   Read more…

Ancients Believed Israel’s Twins Cave Was Portal to the Underworld

04/12 | New explorations of the famous Twins Cave in the Judean hills west of Jerusalem have discovered evidence of ancient pagan rituals that may suggest the cave was once thought to   Read more…

An Artistic Survey of the History of Ancient Egypt

04/11 | Ancient Egypt and Nubia provides an overview of the history of ancient Egypt, as well as a catalog of the stunning objects on display in the newly redesigned Egyptian gallery   Read more…


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