July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 4

July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 4

DAY 4 – WEDNESDAY, JULY 15: Today was our second full day here. It was a sunny and hot day today but bearable, with highs around 100 later in the afternoon. After a great breakfast and checking out, we first drove south to Sde Boker, the tomb of Ben Gurion, Israel’s...
July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 3

July 2015 Israel Tour – Day 3

DAY 3 – TUESDAY, JULY 14 Today was our first full day here in Israel. Sunny and mild temperatures greeted us. Today’s highs were in the mid 90’s.  It as actually quite comfortable, with a great breeze and low humidity. After a great breakfast, we loaded the bus and...
July 2015 Israel Tour – Days 1-2

July 2015 Israel Tour – Days 1-2

DAYS 1 & 2 – SUNDAY – MONDAY, JULY 12-13 The day for the tour to begin finally arrived.  God brought together a group of 19 for this trip to Israel.  Uniquely, most everyone for this tour booked their own airfare.  Most in the group traveled on an overnight...

Update: Abel Beit Maacah Dig

A few weeks ago I posted about the dig at Abel Beit Maacah.  This year’s season began 2 weeks ago.   The main focus of excavation are in two areas (the area where I dug last year is not being continued this year).  Abel Beit Maacah (ABM) is an Old Testament...

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