Friday, December 29, 2017

A rabbi reviews the Museum of the Bible

MUSEUM REVIEW: A Rabbi’s Take on the New Museum of the Bible (Rabbi Perry Tirschwell, The Jewish Link).
Should Orthodox families and yeshiva day schools visit this museum, which opened just before Thanksgiving in Washington, D.C.? It was founded, and to a large extent paid for, by the Evangelical Christian family who are the owners of the 600-store Hobby Lobby chain, who successfully challenged Obamacare’s mandate to pay for morning-after pills in the Supreme Court. Is this museum a subterfuge for Christian indoctrination? I went to find out.

I was simultaneously blown away, and underwhelmed, by the Museum of the Bible.

For many, many past PaleoJudaica posts on the Museum of the Bible and related matters, see here and links.

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