Rare copy of Old Testament reunited with 'twin' in Israel

March 20, 2015 6:32 PM

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Rare copy of Old Testament reunited with 'twin' in Israel

The twin Tanachim (the plural of Tanakh) are shown side by side, with the newfound copy on the bottom. As with all Hebrew books, they open from right to left. (Courtesy of the University of Haifa)

A rare, 338-year-old copy of the Old Testament has been reunited with its twin, a copy of the same edition that was printed in Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s.

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