Tag: jewish temple

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

12/09 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

What Were the Crusades and How Did They Impact Jerusalem?

11/29 | Some of the most famous churches in Jerusalem were built during the Christian Crusades by Crusaders wishing to memorialize sites they believed to have great Christian significance.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem, Post-Biblical Period.

Outside the Bible

12/05 | James H. Charlesworth reviews “Outside the Bible: Ancient Jewish Writings Related to Scripture” edited by Louis H. Feldman, James L. Kugel and Lawrence H. Schiffman.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.

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