The Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology Lecture :May 27 at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Please join HUC-JIR/Jerusalem and The Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology as Aren Maeir presents "Canaanite, Philistine and Israelite: Excavation at Philistine Gath - Tel Zafit."  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 May 27th 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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