Category Archives: Resources

Baptist group to ‘wage peace’ in Palestine

From the patio outside my flat, the steeple of his church, Christmas Lutheran, punctuates the Bethlehem skyline: Mitri Raheb. Dr. Raheb is slated to be the keynote speaker for a Washington D.C.- area conference in early November entitled “Waging Peace … Continue reading

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“Jerusalem” — Coming Soon to a Theater Near You (hopefully)

Here’s an update to a previous post of mine a couple of years ago. The “Jerusalem” IMAX/3D movie, now under the National Geographic banner, is slated for initial release in September 2013, to be shown in museums, science centers and … Continue reading

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UPDATED | Nabi Samwil: Just beneath the surface, a thick layer of injustice

The fascinating site of Nabi Samwil is one which I’ve simply never paid enough attention to. I have been there a handful of times, know the general background, the history and archaeology, and have taken people there (by request) to … Continue reading

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UPDATE — Google launches Street View in Israel – PHOTOS

According a story in Haaretz a few days ago, Google Street View for certain locations in Israel formally launches on Sunday 22 April. My first impression is: Wow, that didn’t take long! The inauguration of the photographic project, when the ‘Google cars’ and … Continue reading

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Israel Museum & Google team up to bring hi-res images on-line

According to a Haaretz article (full text below), the Israel Museum announced yesterday that it was joining the Google Art Project, a venture designed to make the holdings of major museums around the world more accessible on-line through virtual visits. Before … Continue reading

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The Holy Sepulchre through time: A new video of virtual history

The folks at ATS/ proTerraSancta, the official NGO support arm of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land, have just come out with a new historical overview of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in VIDEO form and employing computer graphics. This present … Continue reading

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Israel’s National Library offers digitized collections via new web-site

Today’s Haaretz newspaper announces the launch of a new web-site by the National Library of Israel, making available to the public “a huge collection of materials, including books, periodicals, maps, photos and musical selections from the library collection.”  It is … Continue reading

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