web analytics
March 6, 2015 / 15 Adar , 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Future Christian Bible Museum May Partner with Israeli Museums

A John Wycliffe Bible in the Green Collection of rare biblical texts and artifacts. The entire collection will be donated to the upcoming International Bible Museum in Washington, D.C.

A John Wycliffe Bible in the Green Collection of rare biblical texts and artifacts. The entire collection will be donated to the upcoming International Bible Museum in Washington, D.C.
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

The upcoming international Bible museum in Washington, D.C., which has yet to be named and is slated for opening in 2017, will seek to partner with Israeli museums and others around the world to “share the history, story, and impact of Jewish and Christian texts.”

The international Bible museum is an initiative of Steven Green, president of the national retail chain Hobby Lobby, whose Green Collection is the world’s largest private collection of rare biblical texts and artifacts. Green says he plans to donate his entire collection to the upcoming museum.

“Besides an investment in the hundreds of millions of dollars to preserve and share the history, story and impact of the Jewish and Christian texts, and the huge investment for continued research and resources, the museum will also have a space offered to Israeli institutions for display,” Jerry Pattengale, director of the Green Scholars Initiative, the research arm of the Green Collection, told JNS.org.

Pattengale added that in addition to rotating exhibit space, the Bible museum would offer more than 12,000 square feet of its permanent space to the works of “major world museums,” which may include Jewish or Israeli institutions.

“This is a wonderful opportunity to have a special presence a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol,” Pattengale said.

Currently, a number of ancient manuscripts and artifacts from the Green Collection are on loan as part of an exhibit entitled “Book of Books” at Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum.

About the Author: www.JNS.org is an independent, non-profit business resource and wire service covering Jewish news and Israel news for Jewish media throughout the English-speaking world.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

3 Responses to “Future Christian Bible Museum May Partner with Israeli Museums”

  1. Christian ‘BIBLE’?? What’s that, something like the Qur’an or Book of Mormon??

  2. Ralph Moran says:

    The Christian Bible is not the Qur'an, it is most like the Jewish Holy Book except it contains Isaiah 53 and the books following Yeshua. Yeshua was a Jew and we following him and love the Jewish People because our G-D is a Jewish G-D and our beliefs are the same except in Yeshua

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, calling for rejection of a bad nuclear deal with Iran, on March 03, 2015.
Post-Bibi Bipartisanship May Result in Congressional Ability to Review Iran Deal
Latest News Stories
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, calling for rejection of a bad nuclear deal with Iran, on March 03, 2015.

Netanyahu’s speech, attacked as partisan, birthed a very significant bipartisan Congressional review agreement.

Esther Denouncing Haman

Rabbi Lau was surreptitiously talking about current events and not ancient texts on the news Friday morning…

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Iran’s Zarif claims his country is the peaceful anchor in the region, while Israel is the evil danger.

The dollar was trading at 4.01 shekels shortly before noon Friday, the highest rate since 2012. The Bank of Israel reported Friday that it bought $1 billion worth of dollars last month in its currency war to make the shekel cheap and increase exports. The shekel-rate sneaked across the 4.00 level last week but quickly receded. […]

A large turnout of Bedouin and Arab voters may make the United Arab List the third largest Knesset party.

Five people were wounded, including two policewomen, near a light rail train station in eastern Jerusalem.

Purim is a national holiday and costume party in Israel, when there is a spirit of unity.

The decision could lead to the collapse of the Palestinian Authority.

A plane crash and snow storm all but paralyzed LaGuardia International Airport in New York on Thursday; one runway opened the airport by evening.

Actor Harrison Ford is in fair condition after crash-landing a private plane on a golf course in Venice, CA, Thursday afternoon.

An abandoned Jewish soldier who died for Ukraine was rescued and given a proper Jewish burial by ZAKA. Their story.

The race for nuclear power has begun in the Middle East in response to fears of an Iranian nuclear threat.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a Megillah reading, which tells the story of the Jewish festival of Purim, inside the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem on March 05, 2015. The festival of Purim commemorates the rescue of Jews from genocide in ancient Persia.

A hitchhiker pulled out a gun and stopped the attack.

Israel was the sixth-highest source for tourists to Germany in 2014.

Eshed said that a smart meter can run for as long as 10 years if it is equipped with this chipset.

More Articles from JNS News Service
Israeli Flags in Germany

Israel was the sixth-highest source for tourists to Germany in 2014.

Eshed said that a smart meter can run for as long as 10 years if it is equipped with this chipset.

COGAT chief hopes Hamas “would not steal water from civilians as they steal construction materials intended for the reconstruction of houses.”

Israel’s Channel 2 television network thought Herzog’s remarks constituted elections propaganda.

The Jewish welfare organization Colel Chabad this week hosted a Bat Mitzvah celebration  in Jerusalem for 36 girls who have lost a parent. Most of the parents died from illness or terror attacks, and one Bat Mitzvah girl’s father was the first Israel Defense Forces casualty during last summer’s war between Israel and Hamas. “Family […]

The Israel-based Dan David Foundation has awarded this year’s Dan David Prize for scientific, technological, and cultural accomplishments to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, among other prominent honorees. The three annual $1 million prizes are administered by Tel Aviv University and named for late philanthropist Dan David. In the past, it has been awarded to former […]

It’s a safe bet to say that the overwhelming number of American football fans in Israel cheered on the Patriots.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/future-christian-bible-museum-may-partner-with-israeli-museums/2013/11/07/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: