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Two brass temple menorahs
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Pair of temple menorahs
19th century
Brass
Private collection

The menorah (pl. menorot) is Judaism’s most enduring symbol. A seven-branched candelabrum that once stood in the Holy Temple, it harks back to the mishkan, the portable sanctuary erected by the Hebrews in the wilderness.

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