The Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology Lecture :June 24 at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Please join HUC-JIR/Jerusalem and The Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology as Yuval Gadot and Taufik Dea'dle presents "Lod from the Time of the Mamluk to the Ottoman Period: Results of a Community-Based Archaeological Project."  The lecture, conducted in Hebrew, is designed to present the results of recent archaeological research to the general public in Israel.  It will take place on June 24 at 5:00 pm at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem.  Admission is free.  The series is supported by the Fellner Foundation and its Trustee, Mr. Frederick L. Simmons of Los Angeles.


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