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One person’s view of the beauty and diversity of BAR’s Israel Seminar
I was one of a group of 16 people who participated in BAR’s Israel seminar this past summer—a stimulating, invigorating (and slenderizing) six-week exploration of the Holy Land. There was more to the adventure than trying to absorb an...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 1983
The first-century Capernaum synagogue in which Jesus preached has probably been found. Because more than one synagogue may have existed in Capernaum at this time, we cannot be sure that this new find was Jesus’ synagogue. But this recently discovered first-century building is certainly a...
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 1983
A revealing look at village life when Israel first settled the Promised Land
I first learned of Ahilud in 1969. I had been director of excavations at the ancient site of Ai, the second city taken by the Israelites when they entered Canaan, according to the book of Joshua (Joshua 7–8). I had been working at Ai since...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 1983