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Audio: Dr. Leen Ritmeyer Discusses Temple Mt. Architecture

The true dimensions of Hezekiah's Temple Mount and the Beit HaMikdash in Jerusalem.
2/3/2011, 11:33 AM

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After discussing Egyptian events, current news, tours and rain, Dr. Leen Ritmeyer discusses the dimension of the Temple Mount and Jerusalem which he developed under the late Profs. Benjamin Mazar and Nachman Avigad. HIs thrill of discovery is shared with the listeners.

Academics and tour guides use Dr. Ritmeyer's sketches throughout their careers- this is how it all began...
Joseph Lauer gets his wish! During the course of the interview Dr. Ritmeyer explains how he derived the dimensions of Hezekiah's Temple Mount, the length of the amah/cubit, and the small discovery which set it all into motion.
Dr. Ritmeyer's website, which features his comments, photographs, and beautiful detailed drawings and diagrams, is at
We close with a free range talk about Adar, rain, and God.
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