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Selections from the Museum Collection

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Authors

Herschel A. Hepler, Karen S. York.

Editor

Stacey L. Douglas.

Curator

Herschel A. Hepler.

Collection

Museum of the Bible, Washington, D.C.

Imprint

Oklahoma City, Okla., USA, 2016. Booklet, 22 pp., illustrations: 6 col. English.

Location

Israeli Embassy, Washington, D.C. (6 May 2016)

Description

Six exceptional artifacts from the Museum’s collection that illustrate the Bible’s early and medieval Jewish history, including the earliest extant complete Ashkenazic Torah scroll, the first printed edition of the Maimonides’ commentary on the Mishnah, and the oldest complete Jewish prayerbook. Historical description for each exhibit. 6 items.

Description

The exhibition was presented at the Israeli Embassy’s annual Christian Solidarity event.

main keywords

BIBLESHEBREW MANUSCRIPTS, UNDECORATED

minor keywords

Historical documentsHistorical photographsMaimonidesPrayerbooks/MahzorsPrinted booksSamaritans, Bibles/Torah ScrollsTorah (scroll)

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