(Photo: Yael Paz/Online Academe)

(Photo: Yael Paz/Online Academe)

By Naama Barak - December 12, 2018


Israel has no diplomatic relations with most Arab and Muslim countries. But this minor detail didn’t stop students from Oman, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia and United Arab Emirates from signing up for an online course being given by an Israeli university. It seems love of biblical archaeology truly knows no borders.

The course, “Biblical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Judah,” is taught by an Israeli professor from Bar-Ilan University. It includes short video lectures, virtual “handling” of archaeological finds and on-site discussions at archaeological locations.

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