Abstract of Avi-Yonah, Michael. “Editor’s Note.”

Avi-Yonah, Michael. “Editor’s Note.” Israel Exploration Journal 20, nos. 1-2 (1970): 73-74. [Israel/Herod/Synagogue/Architecture]

In an article in the Israel Exploration Journal I. Renov argues that the so-called “Aaron panel” of the Dura-Europos synagogue depicts Herod’s Temple. As editor of the journal, Avi-Yonah attached a two page “Editor’s Note” in which he pointed out five major flaws, including glaring misreadings of Rabbinical literature, in Renov’s analysis.

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