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Thursday, 28 May 2015 14:15

The Israel Museum Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary with Loans from the British Museum, the Louvre, and the Rijksmuseum

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To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem is hosting a series of shows that pair work from its archeological and fine arts collections with loans from museums across the world, including the British Museum, the Louvre, and the Rijksmuseum. 

On view now through September 20, a loan from the Vatican Library joins together two volumes of Maimonides’ “Mishneh Torah,” an illuminated Hebrew manuscripts dating from the 15th century in Northern Italy, after 200 years apart.

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