Beth-shean (Joshua 17:11, 16) “And the children of Joseph said, The hill is not enough for us: and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both they who are of Beth-shean and her towns, and they who are of […]

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Beth Shearim

Beth Shearim Remains of an ancient Jewish city on the border of the Jezreel Valley and Lower Galilee. The site is famous for its catacombs filled with sarcophagi. It has the most extensive Jewish remains outside of Jerusalem. Known during Second Temple Period but became famous during […]

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Beth-shemesh (Joshua 15:10) Located on the border of Judean Hills, there are many important sites in vicinity: Cave of the Twins, Netifim (stalactite) Cave, Naham wood and Tel Bet Shemesh, the site of the excavations. Biblical Beth-shemesh controlled the important ancient road from the Judean Foothills to […]

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Beth-yerah Large tel on the southern shore of Lake Kinneret near the outlet of the Jordan River known as Khirbet Karak. Site of ancient Beth-yerah or Beth Ariah. The name Beth-yerah means “House of the Moon.” It does not appear in the Bible but excavations show the […]

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