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Below are some articles and videos about the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem
25th Anniversary of the Bible Lands Museum25th Anniversary of the Bible Lands Museum On September 7th, 2017, BLMJ celebrated 25 years since its founding in Jerusalem. A new dedication to founders Elie and Batya Borowski was unveiled at the gala event.
Jewish Culture and the Legacy of the Classical WorldJewish Culture and the Legacy of the Classical World On March 29, 2017, AFBLMJ presented Jewish Culture and the Legacy of the Classical World with speakers on topics such as “The Missing Temple in Hellenistic Judaism Revealed” and a perspective of the menorah as Roman art. Speakers included archaeologist Dan Bahat, Professor Steven Fine from […]
In the Valley of David and GoliathIn the Valley of David and Goliath/Digging Up Evidence on the United Monarchy, co-sponsored with Yeshiva University Museum and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. On March 30, 2016, leading archaeologists and scholars presented findings from the Khirbet Qeiyafa excavations in the Valley of Elah, where the epic battle […]
Christie’s Antiquity PreviewOn December 7, 2015, American Friends of the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem hosted a reception and private viewing of the Christie’s Antiquity Auction.
Symposium: By the Rivers of BabylonSymposium: By the Rivers of Babylon/Exploring New Evidence from Ancient Texts About the Jewish Exiles, co-sponsored with Yeshiva University Museum and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. On May 5, 2015, over 200 guests joined leading scholars as they discussed the Babylonia Exile and Al-Yahudu texts, a collection of […]