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The "white synagogue"

These are the ruins of a fourth-century synagogue in Capernaum, built atop an older structure that could well have been the one -- or itself built atop the one -- where Christ taught in the Gospels.

 

It's called the "white synagogue" because it's built with white stones imported from some distance, whereas the older one underneath was built of dark basalt.

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Taken on May 20, 2007