Monthly Archives: January 2015

Final Meetings and Departure from Rhodes

We are driving to the Rhodes Airport in about 45-minutes to fly to Athens.  We are spending the night in Athens and I have an early morning Friday flight to London, then Philadelphia and finally Pittsburgh.  I get back to … Continue reading

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Work at Kahal Grande and Other Thoughts

The research is winding down for this trip.  We are completing our last full day of field research today (Tuesday January 20th).  Today we are working at Kahal Grande.  It is the third of the synagogue sites we have worked … Continue reading

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Expanding Our Base of Knowledge to Understand the Grand Master Palace and Other Structures

The visit to the city of Lindos was very productive.  Lindos has several claims to fame.  There is the fact that the Apostle Paul visited Lindos in the first century AD, as well as the large Greek Era Acropolis built … Continue reading

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Saturday January 17th

Beginning at sunset on Friday January 16th, until sunset on Saturday January 17th is shabbat, the Jewish Holy Day.  Since we are a project in part sponsored by the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford, … Continue reading

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Rhodes Day Three

Today we planned to work at a site called the Ottoman School.  It is named after the fact that a school was established on the site in the 19th century, part of the Ottoman Period.  Like many historic places the … Continue reading

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Hello from Rhodes

Hello.  We made it to Rhodes, Greece on Monday January 12th without incident.  We are staying in what is called New Rhodes, as opposed to the Old City of Rhodes.  The old city is a Knights Templar Fortress that was … Continue reading

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Last Day in Israel

Sunday January 11 was our last full day in Israel and hence our last work day.  The day was spent at Bethsaida doing GPR on the line we laid out on January 10th, and ERT in the area of a … Continue reading

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