Tag: hillel geva

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

05/09 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Did I Find King David’s Palace?

12/08 | Excavator Eilat Mazar describes finding what she believes to be King David’s Palace in Jerusalem. Originally published in the January/February 2006 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review.   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible, Jerusalem, People in the Bible.

Apostasy in Judaism

10/19 | Did Jews have a faith crisis after the Second Temple destruction and the horrors that followed? In his Biblical Views column in the November/December 2015 issue of BAR, Jonathan Klawans   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Temple at Jerusalem.

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