The exhibition includes the largest gold medallion with Judaic symbols known in existence.
Few of those dancing in the circle passing around the fire know what they are truly commemorating and yet the act is its own commemoration.
While the heart of Israel's democracy is to be found in the Knesset in Jerusalem, just across the road is a quiet but persuasive work of art that sums up the awesome narrative of Jewish history that finally brought us to the Land of Israel.
The cult of the talking snake began in the town of Abonoteichus around the year 150 CE, shortly after the Bar Kochba revolt.
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