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The Magdala Stone: The Jerusalem Temple Embodied

01/19 | For a people living in the diaspora, unable to visit the Jerusalem Temple frequently, what kept the memory and centrality of the Temple fresh in their minds? An intriguing stone   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

How Ancient Jews Dated Years

12/30 | During the First Jewish Revolt against Rome (66–70 C.E.), which ended with the destruction of the Temple, Jews minted their own coins dated to the first, second, third, fourth and,   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

12/03 | 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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