Come live the bible at Neot Kedumim Park
Come live the bible
An exciting experimental experience introducing its participants to the day-to-day life in Biblical times.
Below is a list of Biblical programs offered from which to choose:
"He lays me down in green pastures" (Psalms 23:2)
Herd grazing and shepherding as done by Abraham, Moses and David
"A land flowing with milk and honey" (Exodus 3:8) – Early cheese making
The production of cheese, baked goods and hot drinks as done by our ancestors.
Participants will enjoy a light snack
"You shall draw out water with joy" (Isaiah 12:3)
We will follow in the footsteps of the challenges presented by water in the ancient Land of Israel and will draw water from a well, from a water wheel and an Archimedean screw (screw pump).
"She seeks wool and flax" (Proverbs 31:13)
We will visit "Betzal'el" in Neot Kedumim – the Center for Ancient Crafts:
Pottery, with which we will prepare candle holders (60 minutes)
Torah Scribe – Writing with a quill pen (60 minutes)
Weaving (60 minutes)
Minting coins (60 minutes)
He brings forth bread from the earth – “Making the face brighter than oil” (Psalms 104:15)
Grain, Vine and Oil
Working on a threshing floor and going through all of the phases in making bread (60 minutes)
Working in an olive press producing oil and to grinding hyssop (60 minutes)
Cooking as it used to be done – a workshop involving all of the senses.
We will cook outdoors using only supplies from Biblical times.
Participants will eat lunch which they prepare themselves.
Optional lengths of workshop – 3 hours / 4.5 hours / 6 hours
All workshops are subject to seasons and are to be organized in conjunction with the staff of Neot Kedumim.