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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: January 10-23, 2021 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 practices from the time of the Bible Flora and fauna mentioned in the Bible Cultural backgrounds of inhabitants …

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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 and CONSULTANTS-IN-TRAINING Accredited 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 IsraelDates: 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. one month each.Each course …

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RISING FROM CORONA: work goes on

Is. 40:6 ¶  A voice says, “Cry!”                 And I said, “What shall I cry?” All flesh is grass,                 and all its goodliness                 is like the flower of the field.Is. 40:7     The grass withers, the flower fades                 when 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 …

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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 …