This page will ultimately contain four hour-long lectures by Mr. Simon on the Israel of the Bible. You will not find a better, easier to understand lecture series on the geography and history of the region. Mr. Simon is adept at presenting a very complex subject in a very understandable fashion. He begins in the first lecture below, by explaining the geography of the area and how the geography determined its crucial role in thousands of years of history.
The remaining lectures will cover the history of Israel from ancient times up to the current events which are covered on the following pages of this menu tab.
Learn and enjoy!
Israel in the Days of Jesus
Ronny Simon is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Israel Defense Forces, Chief Tour Guide for Sar-El Tours, and Biblical Historian. He has written several books and produced several CDs and DVDs of lectures and educational material on the history of the Middle East. He is an expert on the Torah and Jewish religious documents, the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, and the Koran & other books of Islam. He can quote from all.
Mr. Simon not only is a premier tour guide for a number of first tier tour companies, but he also travels regularly around the United States and Europe giving lectures and seminars, particularly at major universities. He is a recognized expert on the history of Israel and the Middle East.
Most people do not understand the history of this region or the implications it holds for the entire world. Mr. Simon is truly adept at presenting this history in a way that makes it understandable and accessible to everyone.
We are fortunate that Mr. Simon was tour guide for my wife and me on our recent visit to Israel and that he gave me permission to post from materials which I purchased there on this web site.