The Nelson Glueck School, a research center for the study and exploration of Israel's past, is located in the HUC-Skirball Center for Biblical and Archaeological Research.
The resources of The Nelson Glueck School and the HUC-Skirball Center for Biblical and Archaeological Research are available to scholars, advanced doctoral candidates, and to special students wishing to supplement their other academic work in the fields of Bible, Near Eastern Studies, Archaeology, and Judaica. Students carrying out research at the School have access to computer facilities, the College-Institute library and field trip programs organized through The Nelson Glueck School.
For more information, please see the Academic Catalog.
Extensive excavations and research have been carried out at Tel Gezer (1964-74) and at Tel Dan (1974-99). Excavations have also been undertaken at Aroer, Gilat, Shiqmim, and Ira in the Negev, Horvat Rosh Zayit, and the synagogue at Yesud Hama'alah in the Upper Galilee, and at Anathoth near Jerusalem. The School, jointly with the University of California, San Diego, has undertaken a major project at Tel Tillah, investigating the problems of urbanization in the Early Bronze Age.
Tel Dan Excavations
S. Zalman and Ayala Abramov Library
More information on NGSBA resources
The School has published Gezer I, II, III, IV and V; Temples and High Places in Biblical Times; Manual of Field Excavations; DAN-25 Years of Excavations at Tel Dan (Hebrew); Biblical Dan and Dan I. Articles concerning the results and research of the School's excavations have appeared in Archives Européenes de Sociologie; Biblical Archaeologist; Biblical Archaeology Review; British Archaeological Reports International (Oxford); Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research; the Aharoni, Orlinsky, Avigad, Yadin, Amiran, Biran, Aviram, Cross, and Avi-Yonah volumes of Eretz Israel; ICOMOS Information; Israel Exploration Journal; La Recherche, National Geographic Society Research Reports; Paleorient; Qadmoniot; Mitekufat Haeven; World Archaeology; Archaeologie, Art et Histoire de la Palestine; Le Monde de la Bible; Archaeology and Biblical Interpretation; and the Festschrift in honor of Philip J. King.
A complete list of NGSBA publications
The Nelson Glueck School sponsors a monthly public lecture series in Hebrew entitled "News in Archaeology". This series presents the results of recent archaeological research to the general public in Israel. The lectures, accompanied by vivid visual presentations, take place at 5.00 p.m. at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Insitute of Religion campus in Jerusalem.
The News in Archaeologoy series is generously supported by the Fellner Foundation and its trustee Mr. Frederick L. Simmons of Los Angeles.
Here is a list of lectures for the current year (and past years).
Administration and Staff
Faculty and Administration
List of Staff
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