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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 […]

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 […]

All Cleaned & Scrubbed: Returning from Mars!

MT SCOPUS PHOTO OP Sun, June 18. All cleaned and scrubbed and after sleeping in for the first time in over a week, our whole family went to Mt. Scopus to take pictures of family and of the five cousins with the Temple Mount and Old Jerusalem in the background. My granddaughter and I have an […]

  • September 12, 2017
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What’s in a Name? Salem, Jerusalem, City of David, Zion?

JOTTED DOWN NOTES AS WE DROVE AROUND JERUSALEM, LITERALLY A-ROUND. Salem, Jerusalem, City of David, Zion? Getting A beginning understanding of this ancient biblical city:  The first reference in the Bible to Jerusalem occurs when an Amorite king (Adoni-Zedek of Joshua 10:1-5) ruled there in the first half of the book of Joshua. SPSSN deals […]