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Remnant of Ancient Synagogue Found

January 3, 1972
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Remnants of what appears to have been a door or gate to an ancient synagogue have been found by archaeologists at Kassarin in the central Golan Heights, it was reported today. The stone contains Aramaic inscriptions which name a certain “Uzzi” as the builder, either of the gate or the synagogue itself. A member of the archaeological team suggested that the site was the Talmudic Keissarin which hitherto was thought to be identical with the Roman Caesarea on the Mediterranean coast.

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