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  Nissan 30, 5770 , 14/04/10

Special INR Radio Tribute to Archeologist Chanan Eshel

Israel National Radio's LandMinds program will feature a special live 2 hour tribute to archeology professor Chanan Eshel, who passed away last week at age 52. The show will be hosted by Barnea Selavan and David Willner of Foundation Stone.

Planned interviews include experts in the field such as Prof. Albert Baumgarten and Prof. Aren Maeir of Bar Ilan University, Dr. David Jeselsohn from Switzerland and Dr. Shani Tzoref who will give their thoughts on the passing of Prof. Eshel.

Prof. Eshel's many discoveries include a fragment from Leviticus from the period of Bar Kokhba (2nd century C.E.)

LandMinds airs Wednesday live from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio.

Click here for live streaming audio. The show will later be available as a podcast on the LandMinds archive page.

For a full story on Prof. Eshel click here.

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