Israel's largest cultural institution and one of the leading museums worldwide, the Israel Museum marks it's 50th anniversary in May 2015.
It is a major cultural attraction for Israelis and tourists alike.
The Shrine of the Book houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, the most ancient biblical manuscrips in the world.
The Shrine,which also was opened in 1965, is known throughout the world for its unique architectural design -a bright white dome juxtaposed with a black wall.
Stamp -photo of the Shrine of the Book dome
Issue : April 2015
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