Rediscovering Ir David

Ir David City of DavidNew Finds Revealed in Ancient City

The exciting results of archaeological excavations of ancient Yerushalayim have been coming to light steadily since the reunification of the city during the 1967 Six Day War. More recently, the area of Ir David, the City of David, to the south of Har Habayis (Temple Mount), has been yielding amazing discoveries.

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Communities and Context

Community and Context

Courtesy of Brian Jeffery Beggerly, Wikimedia Commons

Don’t judge the ultra-Orthodox solely by the stories of those who’ve left it

For months now, we’ve been treated in Jewish newspapers to a spate of articles about a small number of people who have left Hasidic or other ultra-Orthodox communities. In some cases, these people have been asked to write columns, sometimes based on books that they have published on their experiences. Read more >

International Bible Study Week

Bible Study WeekThe First International Bible Study Week is an innovative program to bring together Christians and Jews from around the world to hear new perspectives on the biblical text from top-notch Jewish and Christian scholars.

Bible Study Week features 3 days of lectures and 1 day of guided excursions, with 24 fascinating lectures and 3 excursions to choose from.

I will be lecturing on the following topics:

  • The Hebrew Bible and Its Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Prophecy and Pesher: Contemporizing Exegesis in the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Love of God in the Hebrew Bible

You can register for the entire program or for individual days.

For more information, see the Bible Study Week website.