Category Archives: Tourism

The Bible In Song

This month’s field trip with Yad Ben Zvi was different from its predecessors. Instead of concentrating on a particular book or chapter of the Bible, our band of intrepid explorers ( ūüėČ ) set off in pursuit of the many … Continue reading

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In Search of Edom

Yesterday saw the third field trip in the current Yad Ben Zvi series of Bible tours,¬†“929 on the map of Israel“, about which I have written in the past, on more than one occasion. We are now well into the … Continue reading

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The Herdsman of Tekoa

I have been wondering what would be the best subject for my last post of 2016. I had intended to present my readers with a round-up of some of the books I have been reading over the past twelve months. … Continue reading

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The Age of Babylon and the Valley of the Dry Bones

Last month¬†saw the start of the 2016/17¬†academic year at Yad Ben Zvi, with a brand new series of Bible study tours linked to Project 929, about which I have written several times in the past. Since, last month, we finished … Continue reading

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In England’s Green and Pleasant Land

It’s been five years since my last visit to London, where I was born and grew up. It’s one of those ironies of life that, while I was working, I used to “pop over” to England almost every year, but … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Once again, I have let weeks go by without posting. And by now, there is so much to write about that I am debating with myself whether to split it over two posts, or simply try to be (very) concise … Continue reading

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A Very Busy Month

I can’t believe I let more than a¬†month go by without posting anything! And now, I hardly know where to start. I suppose I can do no better than to follow the King of Hearts’ advice to the White Rabbit: … Continue reading

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