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Rabbi Barnea Levi Selavan
Foundation Stone

Dear Rabbi Selavan,

I want to thank you for coming to La Jolla Country Day a few weeks ago to discuss your archaeological finds relating to Chanukah with the Jewish Student Club and with the history class of Jonathan Shulman. (I heard that you also visited an art class, which was equally excited to see the ancient relics you brought.) The satellite map you showed us, the oil lamp and coins, the explanation of the Maccabees' battle, of the origins of the alphabet, of the dangers of building on agricultural lands-in short everything you spoke about-were illuminating and instructive. What a fortunate coincidence-I should say it was bashert-that Mr. Shulman's history class was studying just the period you came to speak of and that our interruption of the class turned out not to be an interruption at all but a very welcome addition to the curriculum.

We are all very grateful that you took the time and made the effort to be with us that day, and I hope in future we can schedule additional visits when you are in San Diego.

Many thanks,

Gideon Rappaport

Gideon Rappaport, Ph.D.
Department of English
La Jolla Country Day School