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    Sonderausstellung ab 10. Oktober 2023

    WEIHNACHTEN - ein Geheimnis
    Objekt Ikone Maria lactans skaliert
    WEIHNACHTEN - ein Geheimnis

    The Christmas stories in the Bible are full of references to the social and political circumstances in the Roman Empire. They are a blueprint of the struggle for power and powerlessness then and now.

    Let's take a fresh look at the familiar stories and symbols from the Gospels of the New Testament. Together with the prophecies of the Hebrew Bible and archaeological finds, we discover something surprising. The symbol of the birth of a holy child also exists in other religions, such as Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam.

    An exhibition from 10 October 2023 to 27 March 2024.

    The icon shows Mary breastfeeding. This is reminiscent of ancient role models such as the goddess Isis with her son Horus, who was also worshipped as a virgin - alongside many female deities of antiquity or the mothers of rulers. The Jewish girl Mary from the Judean province is neither a "goddess" nor an emperor's mother - in contrast, early Christian literature gives her the ancient title of honour of a "virgin".

    Bibel ist ...

    20 years Bibelhaus
    Broschuere hoch2 SM web
    20 years Bibelhaus

    "The Bible is ..." is how our campaign for the 20th anniversary of the Bibelhaus ErlebnisMuseum begins. Because the Bible is many things at the same time.

    Many questions of our time can be seen in the mirror of the Bible. Get to know some of the most exciting ones.

    The trailer for the documentary film by Moshe Alafi on March 1, 7 p.m.

    The Samaritans. A Biblical People
    2017 231 ORI 6838 web
    The Samaritans. A Biblical People

    The Samaritans are already mentioned in the Bible. They had their own ritual center on Mount Garizim in Samaria. There are only few descendants of the biblical community. They still settle near Mount Garizim as well as in Holon and struggle to survive with their 3,500 year old biblical tradition.

    The documentary can be seen March 1, 7 p.m. at the Jewish Museum Frankfurt. Registration requested at

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    Virtual Exhibition G*tt f/m/d

    Virtually experiencing gender diversity since biblical times
    2021 Virtuelle Ausstellung Gtt wmd
    Virtually experiencing gender diversity since biblical times

    Virtual Exhibition G*tt f/m/d

    G*tt w/m/d can still be experienced virtually. Interactions, objects and media stations show in an informative and entertaining way that gender diversity has always existed - with a virtual space in its own aesthetic.

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