Cities of Refuge

Cities of Refuge

[dt_sc_full_width first]  A city of refuge in the Torah is a place where someone who murdered unintentionally can seek asylum.  God commanded the Israelites to set aside six Levitical cities in the Land of Israel to be cities of refuge.  Three of those...
Jeroboam’s Kingdom

Jeroboam’s Kingdom

[dt_sc_full_width first]  Shechem – After being anointed king over  the Northern Kingdom of Israel, Jeroboam fortified the city of Shechem and settles there, making it the capital of his kingdom (I Kings 12:25).Penuel – After settling in Shechem for a...
Biblical Boundaries of the Land of Israel

Biblical Boundaries of the Land of Israel

[dt_sc_full_width first]  This map features the biblical boundaries of the Land of Israel as described in Genesis 15:18 and Genesis 17:8.Dan is described in the Bible as the northernmost city of the Kingdom of IsraelBe’er Sheva is described in the Bible as the...
Journeys of the Forefathers – Key Places

Journeys of the Forefathers – Key Places

[dt_sc_full_width first]  This map feature key places from the journeys of Avraham, Yitzchak and Yaakov as described in the Book of Genesis. Ur Kasdim (Ur of the Chaldees) – Avraham’s birthplaceHaran – Avraham’s family travels from Ur Kasdim...