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It has been said that while the Greeks taught the holiness of beauty, the Hebrews taught the beauty of holiness. This is an unfortunate generalization, although it is true to say that the ancient. Hebrews did see holiness as beautiful. It would be way off the mark to say, however, that Jews have been indifferent to the creation of beautiful things.

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