|The Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archeology
Announces Its Annual Lecture Series at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem
Mark your calendar because The Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology announces its annual lecture series! Each of the eight lectures, conducted in Hebrew, is designed to present the results of recent archaeological research to the general public in Israel.
The lectures, accompanied by slides, take place at 5:00 PM at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem. Admission is free.
Please see the schedule below:
December 10, 2009: Thomas Levy – Excavations at Khirbet en-Nahas, Jordan
December 31, 2009: Yosef Garfinkel – Khirbet Qeiyafa: Judah from the Time of King David
January 28, 2010: David Ussishkin – Canaanite Megiddo in Light of New Findings
February 18, 2010: Dan Bahat – The Transition between the Hashmonaean Temple Mount and Herod's Temple Mount
March 25, 2010: Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah – Excavations in the Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem
April 29, 2010: Leore Grosman – A 12,000 Year Old Cemetery in the Lower Galilee
May 27, 2010: Aren Maeir – Canaanite, Philistine and Israelite: Excavation at Philistine Gath - Tel Zafit
June 24, 2010: Yuval Gadot and Taufik Dea’dle – Lod from the Time of the Mamluk to the Ottoman Period: Results of a Community-Based Archaeological Project
The series is supported by the Fellner Foundation and its Trustee, Mr. Frederick L. Simmons of Los Angeles.
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