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January 16, 2013

New Exhibition “Unearthing a Masterpiece: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel” Coming To The Penn Museum February 10-May 19

A very important piece of archeological history is making its last United States stop in the City of Brotherly love. The Penn Museum is hosting an exciting traveling exhibit from February 10-May 19. Making its last stop in the United States before it travels to Paris and then home to Israel, Unearthing a Masterpiece: A […]

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October 2, 2012

Last Chance: The Franklin Institute’s Dead Sea Scrolls Closes Sunday, October 14

You have two weeks left to catch The Franklin Institute’s current marquee exhibition Dead Sea Scrolls, on display through Sunday, October 14. The exhibit presents one of the most comprehensive collections of ancient artifacts from Israel ever organized, including the oldest known copies of the Hebrew Bible and four never-before-seen scrolls. One of our favorite […]

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August 16, 2012

The Franklin Institute’s Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibition Unveils Ten New Scrolls, Plus A Series of Guest Lectures To Close Out Its Run

Having opened at the beginning of the summer, the Franklin Institute’s Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times exhibition has been so impressive that it warranted a visit from President Obama back in June. To add to the excitement, ten new scrolls were unveiled as part of the exhibition this month. The new […]

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May 17, 2012

Celebrate Israeli Independence Day At Penn’s Landing This Sunday, May 20 With Live Music, Middle Eastern Food And Israeli Crafts

During spring in Philadelphia, there’s never a bad reason to go outside. But when the reason is memorable music, food and culture all in one place, you pretty much lose all power to refuse. That’s exactly the trifecta of fun that visitors can expect at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Israel Independence Day celebration […]

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May 7, 2012

The Franklin Institute Presents Dead Sea Scrolls, An Exhibition Featuring Never-Before-Seen Ancient Israeli Artifacts, Opening May 12

Yet another groundbreaking exhibition will be making its way to Philadelphia next month, when Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times arrives at the Franklin Institute on May 12. The exhibit brings fascinating ancient artifacts to town, and gives visitors a glimpse into the rituals and beliefs of ancient Israeli culture. More than […]

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