Tag: nahman avigad

Who Built the Cardo in Jerusalem?

06/23 | The Cardo was Jerusalem’s major north-south thoroughfare, as we know from the famous sixth-century Madaba map mosaic in Jordan. But was it fully built in the Roman period or only   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Jewish Worship, Pagan Symbols

06/09 | Ein Harod is a spring that rises in the valley of Jezreel at the foot of Mt. Gilboa. Gideon gathered his men there to sort out the good soldiers from   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

05/27 | 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.


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