TanakhCast #149: The Lion and the Menorah Edition

In this week’s episode: Zechariah 4-7.  We continue in the Book of Zechariah with some thoughts about how symbols get made.

To the right, the “Titus Menorah” from the Arch of Titus in Rome, as well as Walish and Struski’s stylized Titus menorah, David and Schechter’s “Shalom al Yisrael” version, the Shamir Brothers’ hypermodern first draft and the final emblem approved by the Committee for the Emblem and the Flag.

TanakhCast #148: The Exposition Edition

In this week’s episode: Zechariah 1-3.  We begin the Book of Zechariah with some thoughts about clunky and elegant exposition.

And ICYMI, here’s the piece from Myles McNutt about “sexposition” in Game of Thrones.