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Dura Europos

Retelling the Story of Moses at Dura Europos Synagogue

The western wall of the ancient synagogue in Dura Europos (245 C.E.) is covered with a series of wall paintings depicting the story of Moses. What can we learn by a close reading of these panels?


Hagith Sivan



Why Are Laws for Priests Included in the Torah?

The Torah's program to democratize knowledge and create an educated laity.

Prof. Rabbi

Jeffrey Tigay



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