Jerusalem university college
SEPTEMBER 2011 - FALL SEMESTER
Stacy, Emily, Amy, Bonnie and Tori--some of JUC's grad girls at our first-of-the-semester BBQ.
Friday evening vespers on campus. Shabbat Shalom!
Class in the field at the Pool of Bethesda, Jerusalem.
Lori, Emily and Amy, gearin' up and ready for a hike through the wilds of the Jordan River delta.
Wading the Daliyyot Stream in the Jordan River delta near Bethsaida.
What's a Student Activity Day at JUC without a little water and sun? Especially if its in the Sea of Galilee?
There's some free ice cream!
Our instructor Petra Heldt explains the use of Hebrew in an
icon at St. John in the Desert monastery near Ein Kerem, to
students in her Christian Communities in the Middle East course.
Wheaton student Yaphet Tedla in the cave remembered to be
the home of John the Baptist at St. John in the Desert monastery near Ein Kerem
Student Leslie Kerrigan on the beautiful grounds of the Benedictine church in Abu Ghosh that remembers the site
of Emmaus. Petra Heldt's Christian Communities in the \
Middle East course attended the beautiful vespers service
here at the end of their day in the field.
JUC at Shechem, with a backdrop of Mount Gerazim.
Visiting professor Dr. Byron Curtis is on the left.
Our normal field trip bus lunch, upgraded to the facilities of
the Samaria Restaurant in Sebaste. For you who remember
the proprietor Mahmud, he is well and hopes to see you soon.
JUC grad students pausing in the theatre of Sebaste. The acoustics are as good as ever!
On the road again--in this case climbing Sebaste.
Steve--surely you are taking a picture of header-stretcher masonry, yes?
This is how you catch a live scorpion (the squashed cigarette is purely incidental).
The hunt was a success!
A wine press at Shiloh, perhaps adjacent to the site of
the tabernacle. Its a good place to read Genesis 49:22-26
and Deuteronomy 33:13-17.
The new archaeological display in the JUC library.
One of several.
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