Historical Problems in the Trial(s) & Crucifixion in the Gospels
The story of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus Christ is reenacted every year by Christians all over the world in the Easter liturgy. The story has become an essential article of faith and is rarely questioned by New Testament scholars and...
Second Temple Model
A 50:1 scale model of the Second Temple, this detailed replica was originally commissioned by Hans Kroch for the Holyland Hotel in memory of his son, Jacob, following Israel's War of Independence. It was designed by Hebrew University's Professor...
Old City of Jerusalem, Reconstructed
A modern reconstruction of the Old City of Jerusalem, as it would have appeared in the late 1st Century BCE. Located in Israel.
Sefer Torah at old Glockengasse Synagogue (reconstruction), Cologne.
A Torah in the Synagogue of Ashkenazi Jews in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The Five Major World Religions - John Bellaimey
Explore the intertwined histories and cultures of the major religions: Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. It's perfectly human to grapple with questions, like 'Where do we come from?' and 'How do I live a life of meaning?'...
Map of Jewish Deportations
A map showing the deportation of the Jews by the Assyrians.
Star of David on the Walls of Jerusalem
The star is located near the New Gate on the northern part of the walls of Jerusalem.
Amulets from Ketef Hinnom
Two silver amulets with inscriptions to ward off evil. Found at Ketef Hinnom, currently on display in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
Yahweh is the name of the state god of the ancient Kingdom of Israel and, later, the Kingdom of Judah. His name is composed of four Hebrew consonants (YHWH, known as the Tetragrammaton) which the prophet Moses is said to have revealed to...