Tag Archives: Jill Katz

Introducing The Torah Umadda Minute

New Series Showcases Faculty Expertise in Concise, One-Minute Videos From neuropsychology to Jewish law to art history, the faculty of Yeshiva University are accomplished in many different and fascinating fields. A new video series, “Torah Umadda Minute,” offers viewers a glimpse of the kinds of intriguing work they do. Each short video will highlight a

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

Students Uncover the Past in Gath

Dr. Jill Katz Leads Group of Students in Hands-On Biblical Archaeology Class Six Yeshiva University students stepped back in time this summer, to around the year 3080, during the rule of King Yehoash of Judah. The students from Stern and Yeshiva Colleges worked alongside archaeologists for three weeks during a Biblical archaeology course affiliated with