Gamla: One of the Six Biblical Cities of Refuge

 

  By Joe Bartling Exodus 21:13 and 14 provides the first mention in the Hebrew…

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Gamla’s 1st Century CE Synagogue

 

  By Joe Bartling The Synagogue at Gamla is one of the few synagogues in…

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Gamla, the camel-backed mountain

 

  From: The Times of Israel Founded by King Janneus around 80 B.C.E., Gamla was…

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Judas of Gamla and the “Fourth Sect” of Judaism – The “Zealots”

 

  By Joe Bartling   Most everyone with a Christian or Jewish education has heard…

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An Introduction to Gamla

Gamla Topography from Josephus
 

  By Joe Bartling Gamla (Hebrew: גמלא) is an ancient Jewish city, inhabited as early as…

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Gamla: City On A Hill

Gamla from across the Kinneret in Capernaum
 

  By Joe Bartling There were many cities and towns in the Galilee region during…

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My first visit to Gamla – 2010

 

  By Joe Bartling I first visited Gamla in April of 2010 during a trip…

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