Tag Archives: Israel


The Gates of Gath

For Professor Jill Katz, Archaeological Discovery Sheds Light on Heroics of King David A few weeks ago, my teenage son excitedly announced that “[my] archaeological site was trending on Facebook.” No matter that soon so many other stories would overtake it.  My existence and work were certified at that moment. “My” archaeological site is Tell es-Safi, the


A Summer in Jerusalem

Mechina Pathways Program Provides a Unique Israel Experience for College Students This summer marked the ninth year of Yeshiva University’s July in Jerusalem (JIJ) program, a month-long Israel experience for college students with limited backgrounds in Jewish studies that combines Torah learning, volunteering and group touring. Designed for students who were unable to spend a gap