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Kefar Biram
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A ruin from the Roman era near ancient Giscala (now known as Gush Halav). Notable for a well-preserved ancient synagogue which the Israel Department of Antiquities restored. The town has not been identified with any ancient site.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kefar Biram
Kefar Biram A ruin from the Roman era near ancient Giscala (now known as Gush Halav). Notable for a well-preserved ancient synagogue which the Israel Department of Antiquities restored. The town has not been identified with any ancient site.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kefar Biram
KEFAR BIRʿAM (M.R. 189272). The Arabic name for a Roman ruin NW of Gush Halav (see GISCALA) and just NE of Sasa, located alongside an abandoned Maronite village. Birʿam is the site where two ancient synagogues have been reported. One of these has not survived but was said by medieval Jewish travelers
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Kefar Baram
KEFAR BARAM A village in upper Galilee about 7 miles northwest of Safed. The site is now known by its Arabic name, Kafr Birim, which most probably preserves the ancient form. Its earliest mention goes back to the 13th century ad, when it was visited by several Jewish pilgrims. They mention seeing two
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BARAM, KEFAR
BARAM, KEFAR. An ancient village in Upper Galilee, 2 km from the modern Israel-Lebanon border. The importance of the site stems from an extant façade of a large 3rd cent. ce synagogue. A second, smaller synagogue is also known to have been located near the ancient village, though remains from that building