Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a mass slaying carried out during the reign of Hasmonean king Alexander Jannaeus. The article briefly mentions other updates provided at a conference this week in Jerusalem. (The conference schedule is online here.)
Breaking Israel News has created a 3-minute video about the German Protestant Institute of Archaeology in Israel, located on the Mount of Olives.
The inauguration ceremony for Tel Hebron is scheduled for Tuesday.
“The Story of Ancient Glass in Israel” is a 12-minute video created by the Friends of the Israel
There is controversy over a new bill in Israel that would allow guides without licenses to serve pilgrims and some foreign groups.
Walking the Text has just announced a Turkey Study Trip for next August.
James McGrath visited the Museum of the Bible and shares a photo essay.
Timothy P. Harrison will be lecturing at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School on Monday, Oct 29 at 7 pm in Hinckson Hall. His topic is “A Kingdom of Idols: Tayinat (ancient Kunulua) and the Land of Palastin.”
Now online: Yosef Garfinkel’s recent lecture on “Searching for the Historical King David: Excavating Kh. Qeyiafa and Kh. al-Ra’i.”
HT: Joseph Lauer, A.D. Riddle, Jared Clark