Way Foundation is pleased to have been instrumental in
initiating the historic first exhibit ever of Hebrew manuscripts
from the Vatican Library to the State of Israel. On September
27, 2005, the Israel Museum celebrated the opening of “Rome to
Jerusalem” exhibit of Maimonides Mishneh Torah,
Jacob ben Asher's Arba'ah Turim, Pentateuch (missing until
Leviticus XIII:53): Five Scrolls Psalms Haftarot Rome written
in1293 and Bible from Rome written in 1285/86.
Gary and Meredith Krupp with Chief Rabbi of Israel,
Yona Metzger and his Chief of Staff Oded Weiner at the opening of
the Vatican Exhibit.
Short video above, of the welcoming ceremony of James Snyder
Director of the Israel Museum and Archbishop Pietro Sambi, former
Vatican Ambassador to Israel.
Opening of the Israel Museum exhibit from the
Vatican Library September 27, 2005