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Forum of Bible Agencies, Intern’l Annual Meeting Hosted by JCBT

Annual Meeting of the Forum of Bible Agencies International Hosted by JCBT in Jerusalem, April 2-6, 2017   Our staff had the privilege to host the annual meeting of the Forum of Bible Agencies International to Jerusalem, this time in Jerusalem for the first time ever! Some 120 individuals–Directors and CEO’s from 41 agencies involved in Bible translation,  messaging, or distribution …

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Graduation of 2017 Semester Students

Class of 2017  On June 22, our semester students were granted the certificates of completion of their 5-month course at a ceremony at the Faculty Club of the Hebrew University on Mount Scopus. This closely-knit community of students (from seven different backgrounds!) were a joy to behold as they celebrated their achievements – for example by reading a verse from …

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Hosting the Board of the Seed Company

On February 10, we hosted the Board of Directors of the Seed Company for a Shabbat/Biblical meal in the rock chapel room of our Log Home dormitory at Yad Hashmonah (around 30 people with family members attended).  The evening was warm and informal, yet informative. The whole event was the favor of God. It happened because Samuel Chang, CEO of Seed Company, …

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Teaching Videos on “Context” of Psalms 23

In a new series of videos, Halvor is guiding us to the world of Judean Desert of Bible times. He shows us the importance of the shepherd in finding the path, grass and water and avoiding the dangers of shadowy ravines. The video series is produced by Ants Seiler. This is the first video in this series – please enjoy! …

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Service for Deaf Bible Translators & Consultants Continues

The Historic 2016 JCBT Course for Deaf Bible Translators and Consultants An historic study-tour by JCBT for Deaf Bible Translation Consultants happened in September, 2016. Thirteen deaf participants had access to the Land of the Bible in a 4 week intensive course. We thank God  for this unique and empowering opportunity for the Sign Language translation projects in Kenya, India, Ethiopia, and …

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Introductory Video about JCBT

Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators (JCBT) has published a new introductory video. You can find it also in our Youtube channel and in Facebook. Feel free to share it with your friends.

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HBT expands into “Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators” (JCBT)

Dear Friends, Concurrently with our name change, JCBT has expanded significantly. We had been considering a name change to reflect our expanding work and after several considerations and advise from our colleagues and Advisory Board we decided on: Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators, with the subtitle retaining our “brand” name: The Home for Bible Translators – an accredited Hebrew University program since 1995. …

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Online! – HBT’s 20th Anniversary Conference Celebration

The Celebration is now online on HBT’s video page! The Home for Bible Translators and Scholars celebrated 20 years of training translators in the land of the Bible (1995-2015). While much more took place – with a celebratory 10-day study tour as well as special gatherings –  the academic celebration was focused on the 29th March Conference held in cooperation …

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20th Anniversary Celebration

The Home for Bible Translators is celebrating 20 years of training translators in the land of the Bible, Israel (1995-2015). The program includes a day of lectures by distinguished HBT lecturers and alumni. You are welcome to attend (free). Please sign up! Happy to see you or hear from you! Halvor and Mirja Ronning & staff.