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The site of the Synagogue Read More

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The synagogue model from above Read More

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The main nave Read More

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The Beth Alpha synagogue was found by chance by Jewish Kibbuz members of Hefziba in 1928.

Excavations held at the site exposed a basilical shaped structure whose nave is decorated with an elaborat mosaic floor.

The subjects chosen include figurative art and a big surprising depiction of the Zodiac. The meaning remains to this day an enigma.

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