Tag: the second temple

2,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Inscription Bears City’s Name

10/09 | Archaeologists have unearthed a Second Temple period stone inscription that spells the name Jerusalem as Yerushalayim (as it’s spelled in Hebrew today).   Read more…

Posted in News, Inscriptions.

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

10/07 | 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.

Site-Seeing: Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem

09/14 | Every visitor to Jerusalem has seen David’s Tower. Scholar Jonathan Klawans recommends venturing inside the magnificent complex.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.


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