Beyond doubt: Today’s competing covenants with Jerusalem

In my opinion, the best explication of the relative and connected values of Sinai and Zion is Jon D. Levenson’s masterful 1985 book, Sinai & Zion: An Entry into the Jewish Bible.

By LANCE J. SUSSMAN
February 6, 2019 16:14
Beyond doubt: Today’s competing covenants with Jerusalem

The large tapestry in the Knesset by Marc Chagall of Moses receiving the Torah. (photo credit: KNESSET)

 
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On a recent congregational trip to Israel, my group of 36 members of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, PA, took an expanded tour of the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. Our guide, a delightful immigrant from South Africa, did a particularly good job in showing us the large Marc Chagall tapestries (1965-1969) in the State Hall and formal reception area in Israel’s parliament building.

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