Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Immigration: A Bigger Problem Than You Think. By Walter Russell Mead. Via Meadia, October 30, 2013.
Israel Gets a Mixed Message on American Jews. By Shmuel Rosner. New York Times, October 30, 2013.
A new age in U.S.-Mideast relations. By Rami G. Khouri. The Daily Star (Lebanon), October 30, 2013.
|Solomonic Gate at Gezer. Avishai Teicher/Wikimedia.|
Hidden secret of Gezer: A pre-Solomonic city beneath the ruins. By Ran Shapira. Haaretz, October 24, 2013. Also here.
Several pottery vessels, a cache of cylinder seals, and a large scarab with the cartouche of King Amenhotep III attest to the existence of a previously unknown Canaanite city in the land of Israel, archaeologists say. Where was it hiding? Underneath another Canaanite city – the famous ruins of Gezer.
Gezer Excavations Uncover Previously Unknown Canaanite City. By Robin Ngo. Bible History Daily, October 28, 2013.
Biblical City Ruins Discovered Under Ruins of Another Ancient City in Israel. By Meredith Bennett-Smith. The Huffington Post, November 21, 2013.
The history beneath Solomon’s City. By Steven Ortiz and Samuel Wolff. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, July 23, 2013.
Ancient City Discovered Beneath Biblical-Era Ruins in Israel. By Tia Ghose. LiveScience, November 16, 2013.
The backwards development of kingship in ancient Canaan. By Julia Fridman. Haaretz, October 21, 2013. Also here.
Discover Gezer, Israel’s lost city. By Aviva and Shmuel Bar-Am. The Times of Israel, October 5, 2013.
A New Gezer. By Todd Bolen. Bible Places Blog, June 28, 2006.
Gezer Excavation Project website.
|Replica of the Gezer Calendar|
Gezer Revisited and Revised. By Israel Finkelstein. Tel Aviv, Vol. 29, No. 2 (September 2002).
Visiting the Real Gezer: A Reply to Israel Finkelstein. By William G. Dever. Tel Aviv, Vol. 30, No. 2 (September 2003).
The Emergence of Israel in the Twelfth and Eleventh Centuries B.C.E. By Volkmar Fritz. Translated by James W. Barker. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011.
Tel Gezer. Video. Tim Bulkeley, October 19, 2008. YouTube.