The Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology at Bar-Ilan University presents a series of public Zoom lectures on the history and archaeology of the land of Israel.
Tune in at 6pm Israel time (4pm London, 11am New York/Toronto, 8am Los Angeles/Vancouver) to hear some of Israel’s foremost researchers discuss fascinating sites in the land from pre-history to today.
Sunday, May 17: Dr. Nira Alperson-Afil – The Pre-historic Humans of the Hulah Valley
Monday, May 18: Prof. Aren Maeir – Who were the Philistines?
Tuesday, May 19: Prof. Shawn Zelig Aster – Shiloh and the Earliest Israelites in the Land of Israel
Wednesday, May 20: Prof. Aren Maeir – Excavations at the Tell es-Safi, Biblical Gath of the Philistines, home of Goliath
Thursday, May 21: Dr. Amit Dagan – The “Raiders” of the Lost Ark: The Unbelievable Story of Parker’s Expedition in Jerusalem
Sunday, May 24: Prof. Shawn Zelig Aster – Lachish: The city that save Jerusalem from the Assyrians
Monday, May 25: Prof. Yvonne Friedman – The City of the King of Kings: Crusader Jerusalem
Tuesday, May 26: Dr. Naaman Marom – The Nimrod Fortress and the Mongol Invasion
Wednesday, May 27: Dr. Avi Picard – Shaar Ha-Aliyah: Israel’s Ellis Island
HT: Aren Maeir