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THE GRADUATION CLASS OF 2020

THE WINNERS! In the featured image above: Corona Year: 13 Graduates from 9 countries with the directors and Hebrew instructors. (Several faces blurred for security reasons.) Dear friends,  ” This is the day the Lord has made – let us exult and rejoice in it”. Ps. 118:24 Indeed,  this is the group that came out victorious from a semester during which three …

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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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RISING FROM CORONA: work goes on

Is. 40:6 A voice says, “Cry!”All flesh is grass,and all its goodlinessis like the flower of the field. Is. 40:7 The grass withers, the flower fadeswhen the breath of the LORD blows on it;surely the people are grass. Is. 40:8 The grass withers, the flower fades,but the word of our God will stand forever.   Dear friends, The Corona virus …

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JCBT 2020 Easter Message

The following is the message that was sent to JCBT friends during the season of 2020 Easter and Passover. Dear friends, Greetings from the Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators! We want to wish you joy and peace in the midst of worldwide anxiety and gloom. The reality of the Risen Lord, who overcame death and offers everlasting life for the …

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JCBT 2020 Semester has begun!

After almost a year of preparations and work, JCBT 2020 Semester Program has started this past weekend (January 30- February 2). 13 Students from 4 different continents, most of them are Bible Translation consultants, arrived at the center and started their training with an overview around the hills of Jerusalem. Besides Historical Geography study tours, the 2020 Semester Program will …

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"Land of the Bible for Bible Translation Consultants" Course Graduated

14 students, all consultants, consultants in training, or project coordinators, graduated this past Tuesday (January 28) the 3 weeks “Land of the Bible” Course. The graduated consultants are working in the following countries/regions: Kenya, Nigeria, India, Eurasia, Russia, Liberia, Papua New Guinea, China, Southeast Asia, Togo, and Benin. “The Land of the Bible” is a special short term course on …

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A Norwegian article on JCBT

He trains Bible translators in the land of the Bible Kenneth Fjell Rasmussen, Perspektiv Magazine. JERUSALEM: Norwegian-American Halvor Ronning is convinced that all who translate The Bible, should know Hebrew and geography. In the Messianic-Jewish village Yad Hashmona, just west of Jerusalem, stands a great timber building in Finnish style. The building is the headquarters of the Jerusalem Center for …