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
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JEFFREY HERF is a historian and emeritus professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. In November 2022, his book Israel’s Moment received the Bernard Lewis Prize from the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa.