Tag: jewish temple

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

10/27 | 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.

Where Did the Temple Menorah Go?

09/18 | There is little doubt that the Temple Menorah was taken to Rome after the destruction of Jerusalem. However, Rome was sacked, and the Temple Menorah was looted. After disaster befell   Read more…

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Reign and Religion in Palestine

08/16 | Oliver D. Hoover reviews “Reign and Religion in Palestine: The Use of Sacred Iconography in Jewish Coinage” by Anne Lykke.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.


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