Seventeenth World Congress of Jewish Studies

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THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM

THE WEEK OF AUGUST 6

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208    New Discoveries of First- and Second Century-Synagogues in the Land of Israel I

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Chaim Ben David
Dina Avshalom Gorni (H)

The Development of the Synagogue from the Second Temple Period in Migdal

Mordechai Aviam (E)

A First–Second-Century Privat Synagogue on Top of Tel Rekhesh, Lower Galilee

Binyamin Har-Even (E)

Horbat Diab: A Second Temple-Era Rural Synagogue in Western Benjamin

Tom McCollough (E)

The Early Roman Synagogue at Khirbet Qana

 

209    New Discoveries of First and Second-Century Synagogues in the Land of Israel II

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017 17:30-19:30, Room: 2503

Chairperson: Mordechai Aviam
James Riley  Strange (E)

A Second–Third-Century Synagogue at Shikhin

Mechael Osband (H)

The Excavation of an Ancient Synagogue at Khirbet Majduliyya

Uzi Leibner (H)

Invisible Synagogues of the Second Temple Period

 

614 Synagogues: Art in a Ritual Space
Thursday, 10 August, 2017 15:00-17:00, Room: 2716
Chairperson: Rudolf Klein
Lidia Chakovskaya (E)
The Artistic Milieu of the Mosaics of the Beth Alpha Synagogue
Sergey Kravtsov (E)
The Iconographic Study of Synagogue Architecture
Mirko Przystawik (E)
An Architectural Approach to Nineteenth Century Torah Ark Design in Germany
Svetlana Tarkhanova (E)
The Classical Morphology under Late Antique Pressure: Pseudo-Ionic Capitals in
Synagogues and Churches of the Northern Land of Israel (Sub-Roman or Sub-Byzantine
Style)

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