DEC 29 – JAN 7 | 2022
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Academic Programs
10 days

Course In Cooperation with Pillar College, NJ, USA.

DATE: December 29th 2021 to January 7th 2022.


Hotels with half board (breakfast and dinner)
Double room accommodation
Entrances to historical sites, archaeological sites and sightseeing tours
Guide in the language in English / Spanish
Luxury buses with Wi-Fi
Driver tips, guide and bellboy
Transfer: Airport – Hotel – Airport
Flight ticket
Travel insurance/doctor
Lunch +- US$25.00 per day
Extras in the hotel (drinks, phone calls, laundry…)
Day 1

Wednesday, December 29th

Arrival to Ben Gurion International Airport and transfer to the hotel in Jerusalem


  • Presentation of the program.

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 2

Thursday, December 30th - Jerusalem

Topic: Introduction.

Mount of Olives:

  • View of the Temple Mount
  • “Day of the Lord and Kingdom of God: Jewish Eschatological Hopes”

          Dr. David Schroeder


  • Tour in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    M.A. Ariel Horovitz
  • Lecture: “The Bible: History or Literature?”
    Dr. Adolfo Roitman
  • Lecture: “Jerusalem and the Temple in ancient Judaism and Christianity”
    Dr. Adolfo Roitman
  • Lecture: “Introduction to Biblical Archaeology”
    Prof. David Sedaca

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 3

Friday, December 31st - Jerusalem

Topic: Jerusalem and the Temple in Biblical Archaeology and Hellenistic – Roman period

City of David:

  • View of Jerusalem of the First Temple period
  • Palace of King David?
  • The “G” Area
  • Warren Shaft
  • Hezekiah ́s Tunnel
  • Siloam Pool

Davidson Centre and Archaeological Park

    Western Wall

Archeologist Eli Shukron

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 4

Saturday, January 1st - Judean Desert

Topic: The Desert in Israel spirituality

  • Qumran
    • Masada
    • Dead Sea

Archaeologist Eli Shukron

* Night in Dead Sea

Day 5

Sunday, January 2nd - Galilee I

Topic: Paganism, Christianity and Judaism

  • Beit Shean
  • Sepphoris

* Night in Tiberias

Day 6

Monday, January 3rd - Galilee II

Topic: The Galilee at First and Second Temple period

  • Tel Dan;
  • Caesarea Philippi;
  • Golan Heights.

Archaeologist Eli Shukron & Prof. David Sedaca

Evening Lecture: The New Testament Archaeology – Prof. David Sedaca

* Night in Tiberias

Day 7

Topic: In the path of Jesus

  • Magdala
  • Mount of Beatitudes, “The Kingdom of Jesus”. Dr. David Schroeder;
  • Corazin.
  • Capernaum
  • Ancient boat museum
  • Sailing around Sea of Galilee

Archaeologist Eli Shukron & Prof. David Sedaca

* Night in Tiberias

Day 8

Topic: Christianity

  • Megiddo;
  • Caesarea Maritima;

Archaeologist Eli Shukron & Prof. David Sedaca

* Night in Tiberias

Day 9

Topic: Jerusalem in First and Second Temple period.

  • Israel Museum and shrine of the book;
  • Dead Sea Scrolls.
  • Jerusalem Model in the Second Temple period.
  • Gallery of Biblical Archaeology

Dr. Adolfo Roitman

  • Archaeological excavations at Mt. of Olives;

Evening: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • Lecture: Intertestamental Era: Persia through Rome – Dr. David Schroeder;
  • Closing conference of the course – Dr. Adolfo Roitman;
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s certification ceremony

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 10

Friday, January 7th - Jerusalem

Topic: Jesus´ final moments: from history to myth.

  • 9:00 check out
  • The Upper Room;
  • The Garden of Gethsemane;
  • Bethesda;
  • Via Dolorosa;
  • Holy Sepulchre;
  • Garden Tomb, “Covenant in Hebrew and Christian Faiths”, Dr. David Schroeder.

Archaeologist Eli Shukron & Prof. David Sedaca

  • 19:00 Transfer to Ben Gurion airport

* Night in Jerusalem

For more information:

Prof. David Sedaca
[email protected]