Tag: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Victor Hurowitz (1948-2013)

04/10 | It is always a special tragedy when a scholar dies relatively young. Victor Avigdor Hurowitz, a widely respected professor in the department of Bible, archaeology and ancient Near East at   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

Controversial Qeiyafa Comes to U.S. Museum

02/13 | Since the beginning of Dr. Yosef Garfinkel’s excavation at Khirbet Qeiyafa in 2007, the site has been producing exciting and controversial finds that have kept the Biblical archaeology world buzzing.   Read more…

Posted in Exhibits/Events.

Who Really Invented the Alphabet—Illiterate Miners or Educated Sophisticates?

09/13 | Scholars Anson Rainey and Orly Goldwasser debate who really invented the alphabet—illiterate miners or educated sophisticates.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Inscriptions, Scholar’s Study.

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