The Bible in the UK

Museum of the Bible launched the Bible Curriculum in the UK late last year. This program was a pilot program that was incorporated alongside the Religious Education (RE) course of the UK public schools. What is different about many cultures, and in particular the UK, is that school age children…

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Mediterranean Food at its Best

The port city of Acre, or more commonly known by locals as Akko, is a picturesque city about an hours drive north of Tel Aviv, Israel. It is claimed by some to be one of the oldest cities in the world, consistently inhabited for over 4,000 years. The city boasts…

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Jewish Holidays

We officially entered the season of Jewish High Holidays last week with the blast of the shofar to signify the beginning of Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah is the “Head of the New Year” and always occurs on the first day of the month of Tishrei. This is similar to the…

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It came from the Bible?

The English language has hundreds of little phrases, sayings, and words that often go unnoticed as to their origin. Some are old sayings from Europe during a time of transition from the past to the present. For instance, the phrase “Raining cats and dogs” is said to have originated in…

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With One Million

One evening after one of our museum awareness raising events, a few of us were sitting around and throwing out ideas of how to get people involved in this exciting venture.  It is our passion to find ways to bring everyone in to be a part of this project.  We…

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