Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators:

The Home for Bible Translators since 1995

HBT is now JCBT

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  Dear friends, We have a new name! For a couple years we have been considering a name change to reflect our expanding work. Accordingly, we consulted with our new Advisory Board and together we decided on the new name: Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators, with the subtitle retaining our “brand” name: The Home for […]

New series of videos


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 […]

2016-2017 HBT Courses


We are preparing for a energized year where we are prayerfully exploring how to meet the need of training Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) Translators here in the land of the Bible. Over 1300 New Testaments are completed but these people groups do not have the Tanakh (Old Testament).  Please pray with us and consider helping […]

Spring course description in French

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The description of our Francophone Spring course 2016 is now found also in French: En janvier 2016, Le Foyer des Traducteurs de la Bible à Jérusalem offrira un programme d’étude intensif pour les traducteurs francophones:çais.pdf

Announcing 2015 and 2016 courses and Dates


On this page below we are happy to reaffirm the two upcoming Consultant Courses and announce the 2016 Francophone Spring Semester course and introduce a Special Course for Biblical Hebrew Poetry for Translators and Consultants. The dates for fall 2015 and spring 2016 courses have been affirmed and they are: 1:    8-21 November 2015, Two Week National Consultant […]

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 & […]

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