August 29 - 11 Elul 5772 - 4 weeks until your Sukkah Soul sukkah goes up right after Yom Kippur * It is an Ashkenazi custom to read Psalm 27 from 1 Elul to Hoshana Rabbah, the 7th day of Sukkot. * The Psalms are attributed to David. * This is a mosaic of David from the ancient synagogue in Gaza built around 500 CE and discovered in 1965. It is now in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. David is wearing a crown and playing a lyre. The Hebrew says ‘David.’
Archaeologists abuzz in Mary Magdalene’s hometown WND byJoe Kovacs An intricately decorated stone found in what is believed to be a first century synagogue in Magdala, Israel. When many people hear the name of Mary Magdalene, they automatically.
Inside the synagogue there is also a fragment of an ancient Torah scroll and stone carvings brought from Jerusalem when the Romans destroyed the city and the holy temple. These carvings show Jewish symbols – a menorah, shofar, lulav, and a gateway in the