Means “council.” Jewish supreme court; highest religious council, composed of 70 members and the high priest. The number 70 traditionally was based on Moses’ appointment of 70 elders (Num. 11:16) to administer Israel’s affairs. Used by the Romans to administer daily affairs. Predominantly Sadducee’s, the religious faction most threatened by Jesus’ ministry, who plotted against, interrogated, and released him to the Romans.

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Upcoming Tours

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Nov 01 — Nov 15, 2020
Walking with the Patriarchs
Led by George DeJong
Spring 2021
Israel in Depth
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Summer 2021
Ancient Paths to Modern Leadership
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Sep 18 — Oct 02, 2021
Israel & Turkey in Depth
Led by George DeJong
Fall 2021
Through the Roof
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