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Ancient Jerusalem- A New Understanding


New Summer Academic Courses Offered by the Megalim Institute In conjunction with the Department of Land of Israel Studies & Archaeology at Bar Ilan University
 
Ancient Jerusalem- Archaeology, History & the Bible In light of the new excavations in the City of David & its environs. 
 
Hands-on Course- A week full of lectures and trips | June 23-28, 2013 | 8:30AM to 6:00PM
Course requirement: writing a paper
 
Online Course- Offered throughout the month of July
Course requirement: Test at the end of the course
 
Academic Director: Dr. Eyal Meiron
Academic Coordinator: Professor Eyal Regev, Head of the Department of Land of Israel Studies & Archaeology at Bar Ilan 
 
Discounts
  • Attractive discount for students
  • 10% discount to those that register for both courses. 
 

Hands-on Course- A Week Full of Lectures & Trips

 
Sunday, June 23 / 15th of Tammuz
Introductory Lecture: “Jerusalem from the beginning of time until King David”- Professor Gabriel Barkay
Lecture: “The fortifications and water system from the Middle Bronze period”- Eli Shukron
Tour:  “The City of David during the First Temple period & Ketef Hinnom”- Ahron Horovitz
 

 
Monday, June 26 /16th of Tammuz
Lecture: “Jerusalem & the House of David according to the Bible”- Dr. Yigal Levin
Lecture: “The conquering of Jerusalem according to academic research and archaeological finds”- Dr. Eyal Meiron
Lecture: “The debate over the royal administration during the 10th Century BCE”- Professor Amihai Mazar
Tour: The underground water system, the Spring Fortresses & the Shiloah (Siloam) Tunnel- Dr. Eyal Meiron
 

 
Tuesday, June 27 / 17th of Tammuz
Lecture: “Sennacherib vs Hezekiah: Historical & archaeological perspectives”- Dr. Amitai Baruchi
Lecture: “Jeremiah the Prophet: The person and period”- Dr. Michael Avioz
Lecture: “The Babylonian destruction in light of archaeological finds”- Dr. Eyal Meiron
Lecture: “Society and religion in Jerusalem in the Second Temple period”- Professor Eyal Regev
 

 
Wednesday, June 28 /18th of Tammuz
Tour: The Broad Wall, the Cardo, the Israelite Tower, and the Ariel Center- Dr. Eyal Meiron
Lecture:  “The history of Jerusalem during the Second Temple period”- Dr. Isaiah Gafni
Lecture:  “Archaeology in Jerusalem during the Second Temple period”- Dr. Amos Kloner
Lecture:  “Inscriptions in Jerusalem during the First and Second Temple period”- Dr. Haggai Misgav
 

 
Thursday, June 29 /19th of Tammuz
Lecture: "Persia and Rome in Jerusalem"- Dr. Eyal Baruch  
Lecture: "Burial in Jerusalem during the First & Second Temple"- Professor Boaz Ziso
Lecture: The Temple Mount and the Temple throughout the ages"- Professor Dan Bahat
Tour:  The Herodian Quarter, The Archaeological Park- Davidson Center, and the Kidron Valley Monuments- Ahron Horovitz
 

 
Friday, June 30/ 20th of Tammuz
Tour: Second Temple Model and the Archaeology Wing at the Israel Museum
 

 

Online Course- Learning from Afar

Throughout the month of July 2013
Authors of the Course: Professor Eyal Regev and Dr. Yigal Levin
 
All you want to know about Ancient Jerusalem in light of new discoveries- from the early settlement in Jerusalem to the Destruction of the Second Temple- all without leaving home. 
 
For details and to register:   Tel: 02-671-9453 Cell: 054-331-6611
 
Cancellation Policy:
  • More than a week before the start of the course- full refund
  • Less than a week before the start of the course: 50% refund
  • Once the course has begun- no refunds
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