École biblique newsletter

A message from Fr. Olivier Poquillon o.p., Director, École Biblique on the situation in the Holy Land. Click here for the message.


Find here the monthly school newsletter put out by the École.

Jérusalem, April 2024

 

 

Les Jeudis de l’ÉBAF

 

Vladimir Olivero: Textual Criticism and Periodization of Biblical Hebrew.

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Vié: Byzantine Ceramics at Tel Keisan: Between Local Traditions and Large-Scale Trade.

 

 

 

 

 

Next conference: April 25. 6:00pm in the Conference Room at the École.

 

 

 

 


They stayed at the School

 

Manuella Affejee, new Counsellor for Religious Affairs at the Consulate General of France in Jerusalem.

 

 

 

 

 

Maximilien Durand, Director of the new Department of Arts by Byzantium and Christianity in the East, and his team.

 

 

 

 

René Elter, School Associate Researcher on Archaeological Projects in Gaza.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick Blanc, restorer specializing in the conservation and restoration of ancient mosaics.


A scholarship for the French Biblical and Archaeological School of Jerusalem: it’s now!

Do you have a degree in biblical studies or archaeology? Would you like to come to Jerusalem to study for six months, or a year to study the Bible in context? Do you want to meet students and researchers from all over the world? Would you like to have 24-hour access to the scientific library, with more than 460,000 volumes, in the oldest academic institution in the Holy Land?

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When the explosion of violence questions the preacher’s vocation

Friar Olivier Catel, OP, a Dominican of the Province of France, is assistant in Jewish literature and exegesis at the École Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem. While writing his thesis on Talmud and Jewish law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he spent a studious year in Oxford to complete composing it. Back in Jerusalem, among his brothers, for a few weeks, he testifies:

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A team from the Louvre Museum visits ÉBAF

The French Biblical and Archaeological School of Jerusalem had the pleasure of welcoming Maximilien Durand, director and in charge of the prefiguration of the new Department of Arts of Byzantium and Christianity in the East, accompanied by his collaborators.

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From Vladivostok to Vilnius: the strange pilgrimage of the Sisters of St. Stephen’s Convent

Push open the doors of the Convent of St. Stephen and meet the discreet but essential pillars who work for its proper functioning: the Sisters of the Order of Divine Mercy. Originally from Poland, the three sisters travelled across Europe at the service of the sick and the weakest in our societies before making their way to the gates of Jerusalem.

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Book exchange between the Albright Institute and the École library

As part of the good neighbourly relations and scientific partnership between the École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem and the Albright Library (Albright Institute of Archaeological Research), their respective libraries regularly exchange books.

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Save the Date!

Thursday, April 25
Conference les jeudis de l’ÉBAF, Conversation by the Sea: Cyril of Alexandria in dialogue in the Homilies on Luke by Barthélémy Enfrein, scholarship holder of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres at the Ébaf. At 6 p.m. in the School’s conference room!

Monday, April 29
Lecture les midis de l’archéologie du Louvre, Archaeology in times of war: the case of the Saint-Hilarion monastery in Gaza by René Elter, associate researcher at the Ébaf on archaeological projects in Gaza. Michel Laclotte Auditorium, Louvre Museum. Free admission on reservation!


Allow students to have this unique experience: to come and study the Bible and archeology in the field; to continue to research, write and contribute to the life of the communities of the Holy Land.


The 2023-2024 Academic Calendar (in French).


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