The building has been named the “Church of the Glorious Martyr,” after the figure to whom the church was devoted according to an inscription, and whose identity remains a mystery.
Beit Shemesh, at the crossroads between Jerusalem and coast, has been inhabited since earliest times, going back to the pre-biblical Canaanite civilization from whom its idolatrous name originates.
The event celebrated the award-winning wines produced by the special-needs Kibbutz.
The museum’s annual summertime arts festival goes by the name of Andrelamuse Blues and casts its net over a broad stretch of disciplines and art forms.
The relic, which is currently on display, is part of the Genesis Apocryphon, which contains a description, in Aramaic, of the lives of Noah, Abraham, Enoch and Lamech.
The expansive, breathtaking new Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, may be funded by Evangelicals, but it has more than a few touches from the modern State of Israel.
Le récit du combat de David contre Goliath divise encore les historiens. L’exposition du musée des Pays de la Bible pourrait sceller le débat