Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement

A Partnership between the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion,
Omar Ibn Al Khattab Foundation, & USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture

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Synagogue Architecture

Judaism and Visual Arts
  • Visual Arts Jewish visual arts date back to the biblical Betzalel, commissioned by God to create the Tabernacle in the wilderness. Since then, Jewish visual arts have flourished, bearing the imprint of Jewish wanderings around the globe
  • Jewish Contributions to Modern Architecture Prosperous Jewish families of the major European and American cities made a decisive

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