YU Students Participate in Archaeological Dig at Biblical City 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 […]
Center for Israel Studies Hosts Scholars for International Two-Day Conference featuring “Talmudic Archaeology” An international conference organized by the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies (CIS)—“Talmuda de-Eretz Yisrael: Archaeology and the Rabbis in Late Antiquity”—attracted some 300 scholars, students and community members. Attending were more than 100 students from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva […]
Six Yeshiva University students stepped back in time this summer, to around the year 3080, during the rule of King Yehoash of Judah.