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New York City, USA, 1996. 203 pp., illustrations: 62 col., 131 b&w, 28 × 21.7 cm. English.
Yeshiva University Museum (18 February–December 1996)
The development of the synagogue in ancient times in both the Land of Israel and the Diaspora. Six essays on various aspects of these structures, with contributions by Lawrence H. Schiffman, Eric M. Meyers, Steven Fine, Louis H. Feldman, Leonard Victor Rutgers, Rachel Hachlili, and Avigdor Shinan. Wide range of archaeological material informs these discussions: inscriptions on stone and papyrus, stone decorations (especially the recurring motif of the menorah), mosaic panels, wall paintings, gold glass, rabbinic sermons, prayers & liturgical writings. Catalog of exhibits. Detailed descriptive entries. 79 items.
Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 6 pp., 1 b&w illus., 17.7 × 12.6 cm.