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2021 SPECIAL SEMESTER PROGRAM

For CONSULTANTS, CONSULTANTS-IN-TRAINING& Advanced MTTsAccredited by the Hebrew University- Rothberg International School. Advanced studies in Biblical Hebrew translation led by experienced translation consultants. Five-month study program at JCBT in Israel Dates: Monday Jan. 25th – Wednesday, June 30th, 2021. This is a semester program which is taught as a whole. The courses are taught in sequence in modules of ca. …

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JCBT English Newsletter January 2021

(The zeros here are a model of the COVID 19 virus located in a New York glass museum) Jerusalem Center: 2020 to 2021! Dear friends and co-workers! Let us welcome the new year boldly with a New Song. Let us put the focus on the NEW, so beautifully expressed in Psalm 33:3-4: “Sing unto Him a new song, play skillfully with a …

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JCBT Newsletter March 2021

  From Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday! Dear beloved friends and co-workers, Greetings from the Jerusalem Center for Translators! Let us walk through the events of this significant week together in our thoughts and spirits. The week includes the Passover night celebration about the joy of gaining freedom from slavery in Egypt to the joyful celebration of gaining Eternal Life through repentance and forgiveness …

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JCBT English Newsletter February 2021

NEWS of NEW BEGINNINGS: overcoming Corona by Zoom teaching! Teaching sent from Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus, to the countries of the students of 2021. “For Instruction will come out of Zion and the Word of the  Lord from Jerusalem”. Isaiah 2:3 Dear friends and co-workers! Greetings from Jerusalem on Feb. 21st, the INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MOTHER-TONGUE TRANSLATIONS OF THE BIBLE. Greetings …

Finnish Newsletter January 2021

Uutiskirje 1/2021 Rakkaat ystävät Jerusalemin Raamattukodin uutiset 1/2021 on postitettu ja saapuu tällä viikolla paperisen ystäväkirjeen tilaajille. Uutiskirje löytyy kokonaisuudessaan alla olevasta linkistä, ja se avautuu internet-selaimessa. Saakoon tämä kirje olla siunaukseksi myös sinulle. Lue tästä Jerusalemin Raamattukodin uutiset 1/2021 2021 kevään oppilaat zoom-opetuksessa. Viimeisimmät uutiset Uutiskirjeen mennessä painoon kevään 2021 kymmenen oppilasta kahdeksasta eri maasta ja kuudesta eri aikavyöhykkeestä ovat aloittaneet …

Fall 2021 French Program

Two birds with one stone In 2018 and 2019, Dr Ernst Wendland and I, with the help of Chris Lovelace, led two successful one-book workshops (Psalms and Micah) at Jerusalem Center for Bible Translation. In these intensive 3-week courses, our highly qualified students (all with MA or PhDs) were challenged to study a single biblical book from the Hebrew, concentrating …

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COURS INTENSIF SUR LA NARRATION ET LA POESIE EN HEBREU BIBLIQUE

INVITATION COURS INTENSIF SUR LA NARRATION ET LA POESIE EN HEBREU BIBLIQUE   JERUSALEM CENTER FOR BIBLE TRANSLATION 30 SEPTEMBRE – 3 NOVEMBRE, 2021 Vous êtes invités à participer à ce cours intensif de cinq semaines qui se focalisera sur : des études de DISCOURS de deux genres littéraires dans la Bible hébraïque : les textes narratifs et les textes poétiques.  Les …

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Letter from husband of former student

Dear Halvor and Mirja, This is R’s husband B. As you already know R reached back safely home; she has been sharing her stories (of the last six months), and it is still going on. I was so glad to hear your story – how you started the JCBT; your simple faith, your commitment and how this is serving the …

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RESPONSE TO CORONA: SUCCESSFUL PAST & EXCITING FUTURE

Dear friends, alumni and colleagues, “This is the day the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it”. Psa. 118:24. HOMECOMINGS Finally, we here at JCBT are in a position to share the news that all the national students of 2020 have reached home. The last 5 had to wait for flights home for one whole month …

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JCBT Online Proverbs Course

The Book of Proverbs: Third in the Series… “TEXT IN CONTEXT: ONE BOOK AT A TIME” Online classes: November 2-20, 2020 Instructor: Murray Salisbury This series is designed to equip consultants and translators, focusing on a given book of the Bible – its text, context and message – during an intensive time period. Following the huge success of the first …

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Open Consultant Course now open for registration!

Course Dates: OCC Jan 2021 course has been postponed. We are looking into other dates currently. Will update once decision has been made. This exceptional 14-day course includes 12 days of study-tours relating Scripture text to its historical, archaeological, cultural, linguistic and geographical context.  The following topics will be covered: History, geography and archeology of the Land of the Bible Agricultural …