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Nazareth First Century Living History Museum

From Megiddo we crossed the Jezreel Valley toward the northeast and came to Nazareth.     There we visited a first-century living history museum. Here is what my 11yo granddaughter// reported after her visit there: “I liked it when the weaver turned wool into thread. I also liked petting and feeding the goats. Also, the […]

Did You Know There’s a National Dictionary Day?

        It must be true, I heard it on the radio yesterday. National Dictionary Day. Who besides me would celebrate their dictionary? Maybe I’m not the only one after all! Here’s a post from August 16, 2016, to prove I could legitimately be a member of the dictionary celebraters anonymous. “Don’t you […]

Ancient History: At the Beach!

CAESAREA MARITIMA Mon June 19 We went to Cesarea Maritima on the coast.         Not Cesarea Philippi in the north at the foot of Mt. Hermon.               At C.M. we saw the place of Herod’s man-made harbor where St. Paul as a prisoner boarded a ship […]

Mystery in Canaan Again: A Female Ruler in Bet Shemesh?

  Bet Shemesh Our nine neophyte archaeologists enjoyed a week of digging at Shiloh the week before. It was the last week of a four-week dig conducted by Associates of Biblical Research. Now, as promised, we have a week of touring the major archaeological sites and historical sights of Israel. And we might even cite a […]