Daily Archives: September 9, 2011

Biblical Geography: Drawing a Map of the Holy Land

A quick and simple geographic map of the Holy Land showing its various (major) parts: How draw it here. HT:  Bible Places

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Mel Gibson Making Judah Maccabee Film

Should be fantastic: Of all the filmmakers you might expect to make a film about Jewish hero Judah Maccabee, Mel Gibson is probably not at the top of the list. So consider this a Hannukah surprise. Deadline broke the news … Continue reading

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Archbishop Charles Chaput Installed in Philadelphia

Philly.com reports: To the accompaniment of prayer, a pealing pipe organ, applause, and laughter, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput was installed Thursday as the new head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. “This is a big job,” he told the throng … Continue reading

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Watch Out For Falling Space Junk!

In the next couple of weeks. Seriously – that’s if you stay between 57 degrees north and 57 degrees south of the Equator: A six tonne Nasa satellite is set to fall uncontrolled out of orbit, potentially raining debris over swathes of … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11… 10 Years Later…

9/11, ten years on. After the terrorist planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in New York on September 11, 2001, pictures of the survivors and the rescue workers were seared on to the public imagination. The … Continue reading

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