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Inscription from the synagogue

<p>Inscription from the synagogue. Girona limestone. 14th century, Girona (cession of the Archeology Museum of Catalonia. Girona)</p>

Inscription from the synagogue. Girona limestone. 14th century, Girona (cession of the Archeology Museum of Catalonia. Girona)

The inscription have been situated next to the Aron ha-Kodesh (ark where the sacred Torah scroll was kept) in the great synagogue in Girona during the 14th century. It calls for the faithful to follow the commandments of Jewish law, invoking the Psalm of David: "O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the Lord..."

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