High-Tech Bible Website Launches from Israel

Published: 
March 21, 2016

Source: ISRAEL21c Corporation 

 

The recently launched TheIsraelBible.com adds gamification, Google maps, audio, video and interactive tools to a Hebrew and English presentation of the Hebrew Scriptures. The new mobile-friendly website stems from a print version of The Israel Bible published over the past two years by Israel365 and completed in October 2015. Its 20 softcover volumes include the entire 24-book canon (Tanakh, in Hebrew) along with original commentary developed by a team of 10 Israeli educators and tour guides.

Users of TheIsraelBible.com can comment and contribute to conversations on the biblical text, and play games developed by Israeli company Captain Up to win points and advance from the level of Baby Moses to Shepherd, Scribe, Judge, Prophet and King.

Free daily or weekly personalized reading plans can be delivered via email. As part of its launch promotion, the site is offering a free eBook, “24 Inspirational Verses from the 24 Books of The Israel Bible,” for reading plan subscribers, who will have the ability to address questions to a panel of scholars.

TheIsraelBible.com is based on an open-source model, so users can contribute videos, interactive maps and other available or original content relevant to a particular verse.

Updated: Mar. 30, 2016
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