Nadav Shragai has written an extensive and interesting report of the newly discovered reservoir near the Temple Mount. If you’re interested in Jerusalem in the Old Testament period, this is a must-read.
A 2.5-minute video takes you inside the reservoir (Hebrew).
The Western Wall has passed its annual health check-up.
Excavation reports on the Mount of Olives reveal settlement in the OT and NT periods.
“I am the gate for the sheep,” said Jesus. A new 2-minute video short from SourceFlix illustrates what that means with footage from the Middle East.
Whether you love the water-soaked landscape of Caesarea Philippi or the parched terrain of the Judean wilderness, you can enjoy some great weekend reading, illustrated with slideshows and videos.
BibleX points to a couple of publications now online for the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem.
The IDF has begun clearing 700 mines from the Jordan Valley.
Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus, by Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg, is marked down to $2.99 for Amazon Kindle for a few days.
Christianbook.com has some good deals on reference works beginning today:
- Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds NT Commentary, 4 Volumes ($70), also available on CD-ROM ($83)
- The IVP Old Testament Dictionary Set – all 4 volumes ($142), or get all 8 volumes with the New Testament ($285)
- The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, 4 Vols. ($120)
HT: Joseph Lauer