A symposium is being held this week in Jerusalem on “The Dead Sea Scrolls at Seventy: Clear a Path in the Wilderness.” The full program is here. The poster is here.
Brad Gray investigates the geographical connection between the leper healings of Naaman and the 10 lepers in the latest episode of The Teaching Series.
Ten students were killed by a flash flood when hiking in Nahal Tzafit this week.
The Druze celebrated their annual pilgrimage to Jethro’s tomb in Galilee last week.
Ferrell Jenkins has written about “the Great Rift” in preparation for a series of articles about the Aravah. His post includes several beautiful photos.
Episode Five of Digging for Truth focuses on the recent excavations of Shiloh.
The site and synagogue of Umm el-Qanatir in the Golan Heights are the subject of an article in Front Page Magazine.
Timna and its copper mines are described by the BBC.
Lyndelle Webster is profiled on the Azekah Expedition blog, and she recounts how her volunteer work changed her life direction.
Israel’s Good Name shares his experience and photos from his visit to Ein Hemed.
Wayne Stiles explains the geographical and theological significance of Kadesh Barnea.
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Paleojudaica