Field trips to centuries past

23.10.2012                      07.Cheschwan. 5773

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Field trips to centuries past

Students participate in Emek Shaveh initiative, an organization focusing on the role of archaeology in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

One by one, the eighth graders hop over the iron safety bar, and quickly descend the steep flight of steps until they are in the bottom of a giant hole. There, they grab small picks and shovels and get to work filling buckets with centuries-old dirt. The kids are excited about the ancient floor they’ve discovered….