Thursday, June 25, 2009

Jewish Museum, Berlin, #2

Once again. The Jewish museum in Berlin was incredible.

I realized that I did not have much understanding of Jewish history, philosophy or culture. I had been lucky to discover a whole lot of other cultures through friends at school and uni, but for some reason was never really introduced by a Jewish friend into their fascinating culture and religion.

The visit to the museum was like making a new friend. The quotes from Jewish philosophers were amazing. The importance placed on "The greatest good", being learning, was excellent.

Here is a 13th century painting of a teacher and his student:

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