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Ayadome Kokou from Togo

“The Sabbaths celebrations taught us a lot about biblical principles…” IMPRESSIONS OF THE FIRST MONTH All the glory to God who allowed us to take part in the five-months training here at Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators (JCBT) this year 2019. We arrived to Israel on January 22, 2019 and were greeted by one of the volunteers who promptly led …

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From the Students: Maxwell From Malawi

“One Eyed Man Among the Blind is King.” JCBT Website will feature a new section. We will collect and display various testimonies from past students. In these testimonies, alumni will share about their experience in JCBT programs, their translation work back home, new Bible Translations that were produced and prayer requests for the future. This first post is from Maxwell, …

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Introducing the New Specialized Course Page

Learn More About JCBT Sign Language Course. One of JCBT most unique specialized programs is the sign language program. This program is specifically designed to the needs of Deaf Bible Translators from all around the world. You can learn more about this program by clicking here.

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JCBT Summer Summary

JCBT Summer Update. Summer was a very busy time for JCBT. Many groups of Bible Translators, Bible consultants and other personnel visited the Land of the Bible through the various JCBT programs, learning the Text of the Bible in its original Context. B. Kvasnica, the director of special programs, writes: Beginning on July 15, JCBT had the joy of welcoming …

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Registration to 2019 JCBT French Semester Program in now closed

Registration now Closed Registration is now closed for the Francophone 2019 Spring Semester Program. French speaking translators, consultants, and consultants-in-training have applied and took the Hebrew Entrance Test. The program is scheduled to start on January 23rd with the Hebrew Ulpan (The ulpan is designed to teach the basic skills of Hebrew conversation, writing and comprehension). Notifications of admission will …

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JCBT Newsletter, August 2018

Overcoming Darkness with the Light of the Word. Dear friends, coworkers, alumni and supporters of JCBT Greetings from the Jerusalem Center for Bible translators! “Behold, the darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you, and his glory appears over you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness …

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Registration for the 2019 French Semester Program is About to Close

Registration Period is Almost Finished! Registration is now open for the Francophone 2019 Spring Semester Course.  French speaking translators, consultants, and consultants-in-training are invited to apply. Introductory Biblical Hebrew is a prerequisite as students receive full credits and a Certificate of Completion from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rothberg International School. Language of Instruction:   French Program Schedule:   January to June, 2019 Application …

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Busy Summer at JCBT as South American Group Arrives!

Summer at JCBT is always full of activities. As the group from Angola  flew back home to their translation work, earlier this week, we were priviliged to recieve a new United Bible Society group that came to the Land of the Bible from the Americas. Bible translators from five different South America countries (Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Dominican Republic and Ecuador), …

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Angolan Bible Translators Studying in the Land of the Bible!

Twenty Bible Translators and Consultants from Angola are having their first encounter with the Land of the Bible. This group, which represents a broad spectrum of different Christian backgrounds and six different Bible Translation teams, is the first group from Angola that is participating in a JCBT course. In learning to put the Text of the Bible in its original …