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Steven Fine

 
About the author

Steven Fine is the Churgin professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University and director of the YU Center for Israel Studies. He is the author of The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel (Harvard University Press, 2016).

The Met’s Jerusalem 1000-1400 is just one example of the way Jewish history, Jewish ideas, and Jewish art are trimmed┬áto the purposes of contemporary taste and opinion.

Feb. 20 2017 12:01AM