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The Department ofBiblical Languages

Uncover hidden meanings in the scriptures by learning the biblical languages that will allow you to read ancient texts as they were written centuries ago.

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The Department ofJewish and Biblical Studies

Visit the ancient lands of Israel and Judea in biblical times and gain a new perspective on the biblical stories and scriptures.

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Exploring the Biblical Land of Israel Read More
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Exploring The Biblical Land of Israel

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What Did Ancient Israelites Look Like?

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If you take a look at the Jewish population living in Israel today, you will probably be struck by the huge variety of physical traits.

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  • In The Name of God

    God first answered: “אֶהְיֶה אֲשֶׁר אֶהְיֶה”. This phrase אֶהְיֶה אֲשֶׁר אֶהְיֶה can be either translated as “I am (אֶהְיֶה) that who/what (אֲשֶׁר) I am (אֶהְיֶה)” or “I will be (אֶהְיֶה) who/what I will be (אֶהְיֶה)”

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  • The Season Of Our Joy

    Sukkot is a Biblical Festival of Joy, it’s even called zman simchateinu – “the season of our joy”. The Scripture commands us explicitly to be joyful during Sukkot:

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  • Palm Sunday – Jesus’ Last Journey

    Having raised Lazarus, Jesus makes his way down the Mount of Olives entering Jerusalem on Sunday.

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