And they saw the God of Israel: Under His feet there was the likeness of a pavement of sapphire, like the very sky for purity. —Exodus 24:10
A quarterly journal of ideas for a thriving Jewish future
James S. Snyder
JAMES S. SNYDER is the executive chairman of The Jerusalem Foundation, Inc., and the director emeritus of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, where he served as director from 1997 to 2016 and then as international president through 2018. He is a senior fellow of the Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School.