Dr. Gabriel Barkay is a distinguished archaeologist in Israel whose significant discoveries include the silver amulets from Ketef Hinnom.  His current project is sifting the debris from the Temple Mount. 

Barkay is lecturing this month in various places in the U.S.

Feb. 1 New Rochelle, NY—Beth El Synagogue

Feb. 4-7 Dallas, TX—Dallas Theological Seminary

Feb. 5 Fort Worth, TX—Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 7pm

Feb. 8 Lubbock, TX—Lubbock Christian University, 7 pm

Feb. 9-10 Ashland, OH—Ashland Theological Seminary

Feb. 11 Silver Spring, MD—Jewish Center, 2:00pm

Feb. 12 Wheaton, IL

Feb. 13 Milwaukee, WI

Feb. 14 Madison, WI

Feb. 15-16 Springfield, MO—Missouri State University

Feb. 20 Atlanta, GA—Atlanta Museum, Emory University

Feb. 22 Southern California—UCLA and UC Riverside, 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM

Feb. 27 Nyack, NY—Alliance Theological Seminary, 6:30-9 p.m

If you have never heard Barkay speak, you can see a short sample taken by a student on a recent tour here.  Of course, he’s better in person.

HT: Yehuda News

Update (2/10): The entry for Feb 15 was corrected and the lecture for Feb. 27 added.