HERSHEL SHANKS/PHOTO BY GYOZO VÖRÖS
THE ORIGINAL THREE. Hershel Shanks, Susan Laden, Suzanne F. Singer, and Jordanian archaeologist Mohammad Najjar stand on a Herodian staircase at Machaerus in modern Jordan. Hershel founded BAR and served as its Editor until he was promoted to Editor Emeritus in 2018. Sue Laden is BAS’s Publisher, and Sue Singer was BAR’s longtime Managing Editor and now serves as a Contributing Editor.