Stephen Bourke (“The Christian Flight to Pella”) is research associate and adjunct professor at the University of Sydney in Australia. Since 1992 he has directed the university’s excavations at Pella in Jordan.
Peretz Reuven (“Wooden Beams from Herod’s Temple Mount”) is researching Al-Aqsa’s wooden beams for a dissertation at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Reuven has published extensively on the architecture and archaeology of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.
Nili Liphschitz (“Cedars of Lebanon”) is professor and head of the botanical laboratory of the institute of archaeology at Tel Aviv University. With a Ph.D. in tree ecology, her areas of expertise include dendroarchaeology, dendrochronology, wood anatomy and tree ecology.