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YU to Host International Conference on Arch of Titus

YU to Host International Conference on Arch of Titus

YU’s Center for Israel Studies and YU Museum to Host October 29 Symposium The Arch of Titus, built to commemorate Roman triumph in the Jewish War of 66-74 CE, has stood as a touchstone of Western civilization for nearly 2,000 years. Yet, the meaning and significance of the monument – for the victorious Romans, for

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YU Museum Celebrates Opening of Arch of Titus Exhibition

Exhibition Explores Shifting Meaning and Significance of Historic Monument Over Millenia On September 13, the Yeshiva University Museum and the YU Center for Israel Studies celebrated the opening of a new exhibition, “The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back,” at the Museum, located at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th

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Hanukkah at the Arch of Titus

Professor Steven Fine Reflects on Jewish View of Menorah Depicted on the Arch of Titus Through the Ages It is hard for me to look up at the menorah of the Arch of Titus in Rome without feeling deep emotions. This is especially true at Hanukkah—and especially this Hanukkah, when stabbings in Jerusalem, the murder

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