If You Build It: Jewish Architecture Throughout the Centuries

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Yeshiva University professors Jess Olson, Ronnie Perelis and Steven Fine, contributors to the edited book Jewish Religious Architecture: From Biblical Israel to Modern Judaism, come together to discuss the role of aesthetics and functionality for a predominantly text-based faith, focusing on different instances in the long history of the Jews.


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This episode was made possible by Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies and the Rabbi Arthur Schneier Program for International Affairs, and was recorded on the YU premises in New York City in front of a live audience.

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