Illuminated Esther scroll. Ferrara, Italy, ca. 1615..
(photo credit: Courtesy Ardon Bar-Hama)
It’s been a long time coming, but the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem is finally
living up to its name. While the institution has been putting on highly
impressive and aesthetic displays of all manner of artifact from biblical times,
surprisingly it has taken over 20 years to put on an exhibition of…
Bibles.The “Book of Books” show, currently up and running at the museum,
is based on the revered book that appears in the institution’s title and, notes
museum director Amanda Weiss, forms part of the organization’s plan of action to
bring in the crowds.
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