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Jews in Roman Turkey

01/25 | Recent excavations in Limyra, Turkey, have uncovered a mysterious building near the city’s east gate. Although the structure has been only partially excavated, Jewish iconography and architectural features have already   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Did I Find King David’s Palace?

01/08 | Excavator Eilat Mazar describes finding what she believes to be King David’s Palace in Jerusalem.   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible, Jerusalem, People in the Bible.

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.


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