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Mosaic Floor 7 - Tzippori (Zippori)  Detail from zodiac mosaic floor in Byzantine period synagogue. April 2008.

Mosaic Floor 7 - Tzippori (Zippori) Detail from zodiac mosaic floor in Byzantine period synagogue.

The shofar is mentioned frequently in the Bible, most famously in the Book of Joshua , but one of the earliest depictions we have also comes from Jericho: a century synagogue mosaic floor.

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.’

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.’

King David in 6th century Gaza synagogue

King David in century Gaza synagogue- yes, GAZA, Jews have lived there before the invasion by the Islamic-Arab horde.

Mosaic floor with Jewish symbols. Hulda 5th century CE Stone Israel Antiquities Authority Collection exhibited at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Mosaic floor with Jewish symbols. Hulda century CE -Stone - Israel Antiquities Authority Collection exhibited at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

STUNNING FIND FROM TIME OF JESUS Archaeologists abuzz in Mary Magdalene's hometown

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.

The new mosaic discovered in an ancient synagogue in Israel depicts a story from Jewish legend. Alexander is one of the characters from the legend.

Ancient Synagogue Mosaic Depicts Bloody Jewish Legend

A mosaic discovered in an ancient synagogue in Galilee depicts a bloody battle scene instead of a traditional Biblical scene.

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 holy temple.

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

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