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“The Lost Crown” Screening
November 2 , 8:30 pm
The Lost Crown is an Israeli detective documentary about the Aleppo Codex and its mysterious disappearance. Who took the sacred treasure of Aleppo?
Join us for this riveting film and learn about the mystery of the Aleppo Codex , a.k.a The Crown – the most important and valuable Bible in the world. Preserved in Aleppo for centuries – until much of it mysteriously disappeared while smuggled to Israel in 1957. Archival documents and rare testimonies reveal a story of sanctuary and corruption, secrets and murder. Antique dealers, stubborn rabbis, Secret Service agents, and one president with a strong passion for manuscripts, mixed with a harsh cultural clash between the ancient Aleppian Jewish community and the establishment of the young Israeli state.
Following the film, Producer, Judith Manassen-Ramon, will be joining us for a Q&A session.