27 DEZ – 6 JAN | 2021
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Programas Acadêmicos
11 dias

Course In Cooperation with Pillar College, NJ, USA.

DATE: December 27th 2020 to January 6th 2021.



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

Sunday, December 27th

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


  • Presentation of the program.

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 2

Monday, December 28th - Jerusalem

Tema: Introduction.


  • Israel among the Nations: From ancient Israel to the time of Jesus

          M.A.Yehuda Kaplan


  • 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

Tuesday, December 29th - Jerusalem

Tema: Jerusalem and the Temple in the time of Jesus.

Mount of Olives:

  • View of the Temple Mount;
  • Archaeological excavations at Temple Mount Sifting Project;
  • “Day of the Lord and Kingdom of God: Jewish Eschatological Hopes”, Dr. David Schroeder.

Israel Museum and shrine of the book:

  • Dead Sea Scrolls;
  • Jerusalem Model in the Second Temple period;
  • Gallery of Biblical Archaeology.

Dr. Adolfo Roitman

Evening Lecture: Intertestamental Era: Persia through Rome

Dr. David Schroeder.

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 4

Wednesday, December 30th - Jerusalem

Tema: 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.

M.A. Yehuda Kaplan

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 5

Thursday, December 31th - Judean Desert

Tema: The Desert in Jewish spirituality.

  • Masada;
  • Qumran;
  • Dead Sea.

M.A. Yehuda Kaplan

* Night in Tiberias

Day 6

Friday, Jaunary 1th - Galilee I

Tema: Judaism, paganism and Christianity.

  • Beit Shean;
  • Sepphoris;
  • Kabalat Shabbat in the hotel.

M.A. Yehuda Kaplan

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

* Night in Tiberias

Day 7

Saturday, January 2th - Galilee II

Tema: The Galilee at First and Second Temple period.

  • Tel Hatzor;
  • Caesarea Philippi, The Turning Point in the Ministry of Jesus according to the Synoptic Gospels”. B. Keith Brewer;
  • Golan Heights.

M.A. Yehuda Kaplan

* Night in Tiberias

Day 8

Sunday, January 3th - Galilee III

Tema: In the path of Jesus.

  • Magdala;
  • Mount of Beatitudes, “The Kingdom of Jesus”, David Schroeder;
  • Corazin;
  • Bethsaida:
    • The “Classical” site;
    • The new discoveries at “Julias”.
  • Capernaum;
  • Ancient boat museum;
  • Sailing around Sea of Galilee.

M.A. Yehuda Kaplan

* Night in Tiberias

Day 9

Monday, January 4th - Jezreel Valley and Mediterranean Coast

Tema: Christianity.

  • Megiddo;
  • Caesarea Maritima.

M.A. Yehuda Kaplan

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 10

Tuesday, January 5th - Jerusalem

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

  • The Upper Room “The Place of the Upper Room in the NT”. Dr. B. Keith Brewer;
  • The Garden of Gethsemane;
  • Bethesda;
  • Via Dolorosa;
  • Holy Sepulchre;
  • Garden Tomb, “Covenant in Hebrew and Christian Faiths”, Dr. David Schroeder.

M.A. Yehuda Kaplan


  • Closing conference of the course – Dr. Adolfo Roitman;
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s  certification ceremony.

* Night in Jerusalem

Day 11

Wednesday, January 6th - Transfer to Ben Gurion airport

For more information:

Prof. David Sedaca
[email protected]