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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

JCBT 2019 Christmas Update

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Alumni, Greetings from the Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators! We have the joy of wishing you a blessed time of celebration from the Judean hills, not far from Bethlehem. We are happy to share with you the many events of the passing year and look forward to the anticipation of the […]

Interacting with Micah in the Land of the Bible

A group of 14 Bible Translators, Consultants, teachers and Project Coordinators from all around the world has graduated from an intensive and interactive “One Book at A Time” Poetry Course in the Land of the Bible. This year, the two-week course focused on the Prophet Micah and his connection to the book’s Context: The Land. […]