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RUMSON: JEWISH GRAFFITI IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
March 17, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Archaeologist and Brooklyn College professor Karen Stern reveals her recent discoveries of synagogue, theater and tomb inscriptions in what was formerly Roman Palestine.
She shares intriguing insights about Jewish life under Roman domination, and what the graffiti suggest about a minority community’s hopes, concerns and relations with its neighbors.