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Artifact02-On_Syriac-D2_ENTRY.jpg
This contemporary piece was created by Steve Stone, Jr., a student in Vanderbilt Divinity School’s program in Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture. The artist carved the name of Jesus as it is typically spelled in East Syriac script…

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Assyrian refugees at Tell-Tamar and the Khabour River, July 21. Something of the twenty-seven villages built here by the League of Nations. The priest and his prized manuscript Bible. LC-DIG-ppmsca-17416-00118 (digital file from Diary in photos, vol.…

WOE_Participants.jpg
A photograph of participants from the Wisdom of the Elders program in 2015. The program has been serving African American seniors at the Murfreesboro (Tennessee) Parks and Recreation’s Patterson Park Community Center since 2012. The program is led…

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Nahum N. Glatzer, a disciple of Franz Rosenzweig, succeeded Martin Buber in his chair at the University of Frankfurt in 1932. Glazter moved to the United States in 1938 and, after a series of academic posts, began teaching at Brandeis University in…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Spice_Box.jpg
Spice containers are used during the Havdalah ceremony, which marks the closing of the Shabbat and other holidays. The spices (in Hebrew, besamim) are stored in a dedicated container. Their smell should be sweet. Traditionally the spices include…
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