JOIN US IN 2020!


2019 Participant Channah Klapper wins a Biblical Archaeology Society Dig Fellowship for Excavation at Biblical Gath!

This award was matched by CIS!  Read her report of the excavation


2018 Participant Rebecca Zami on the cover of Biblical Archaeology Review!

Rebecca was awarded a Biblical Archaeology Society Dig Fellowship, which matched the support she received from CIS.   Learn more here!


Led by Dr. Jill Katz (Sociology and Archaeology) our students will once again participate in archaeological excavations at biblical Gath.  We will be part of an international team organized by Bar-Ilan University.

The Leon Charney Fellowship for Archaeological Research is available to YU undergraduate and graduate students on a competitive basis. Fellowships are made possible by the Leon Charney Legacy Fund of the Center for Israel Studies.  Contact Dr. Katz for details.


Stay tuned for the 2020 poster!