LECTURE WITH Q&A: More than Just Mosaics: New Discoveries in The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee

MON, FEB 11, 10AM THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT SIEGAL’S LANDMARK BUILDING

$5 General; Free for Maltz Museum & Siegal Lifelong Learning Members

Since 2011, Professor Jodi Magness has been directing excavations in the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee. The excavations have brought to light the remains of a monumental Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue building paved with stunning and unique mosaics, including biblical scenes and the first non–biblical story ever discovered decorating an ancient synagogue. In this slide-illustrated lecture, Professor Magness describes these exciting finds, including the discoveries made last summer.

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