All pilgrims who journey with Sacred Bridge Travel will receive a special souvenir guidebook to take along with them during their travels, containing interesting and critical facts about all the sites and other important biblical and archaeological locations.  For those interested in doing some pre-trip research of their own, here are some key website resources to whet your appetite.

 

Biblical Archaeology Society

The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) is a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in the Bible lands.  Scholarly articles are published in its bi-monthly subscription magazine, “Biblical Archaeology Review”, but new and interesting finds and many free electronic resources are posted on their website:
www.biblicalarchaeology.org

 

HOLY LAND PHOTOS . ORG

Free database of biblical site photos and images for general public, non-profit use, curated by Dr. Carl Rasmussen, Professor of Biblical Studies at Bethel College (MN):
www.holylandphotos.org

 

ISRAEL MINISTRY OF TOURISM – “LAND OF THE BIBLE”

Biblical tourism website by the Israel Ministry of Tourism, aimed at promoting and booking trips, but contains a good summary overview and some useful background of the most significant biblical sites in Israel:
www.land-of-the-bible.com

 

CITY OF DAVID – JERUSALEM

We will be visiting the City of David site and the most famous Hezekiah’s Tunnel on tour, upon our ascent to Jerusalem.  The website contains interesting educational information and videos to get you started, including a recent news link about the archaeology, interpretation, and understanding of ancient Hebrew required to decipher Hezekiah’s royal seal:
www.cityofdavid.org.il/en 
www.cityofdavid.org.il/en/article/hezekiahs-royal-seal-impression-small-dot-revealed-monarchy