Reading the Book of Mormon on Mount Scopus
Viewed with suspicion when it was built in the 1980s, the Mormon University can be visited by all this weekend during Open House Jerusalem.
Since territorial continuity is somewhat problematic in Jerusalem, the city does not have what one might call urban continuity. Instead, Israel’s capital consists of enclaves of isolated communities. One of those enclaves is the Mormon University, or, as it is officially known, Brigham Young University’s Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies, which is located on a prime location on...
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