Tiberias Synagogue Damaged

Extremist Jews who take the prohibition against images literally are believed to be behind the damage. Although ancient Jews did not believe in depicting God or creating icons, many Late Roman and Byzantine synagogues had elaborate figured pavements.

1 comment:

  1. what a shame,there seems to be a growing trend of religious zealots of one group or another dammaging ancient works of art.
    very sad indeed.


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