Nov 28 Blog
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? Learn more in this post and view a number of important menorah depictions from antiquity.
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Some may condemn it. Others will praise it. It is essentially a picture catalog of 1,034 unprovenanced oil lamps from the collection of the author, Chaim Kaufman. Despite its Hebrew title (Haneroth Halalou [“These Lamps”]), the short introductory material is in French and English. The author frankly notes that the work “is not based on scientific or archaeological research but is an expression of my personal feelings of wonder for this subject.”