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What Did the Menorah Actually Look Like?

Video from Henry Abramson

Straight or gently curving branches? A look at the literary and archaeological record of this important Jewish symbol, especially relevant to Chanukah. Part of the Jewish Art and Artists series, in preparation for the Kosher Riverboat Cruise to Northern Italy Recommended reading: Stephen Fine, The Menorah: from the Bible to Modern Israel Lee I. Levine, Visual Judaism in late Antiquity: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art

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Temple Menorah

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