Articles in Category: Benno Elkan

A Light Unto the Nation
Knesset Menorah by Benno Elkan

Written on January 05, 2009

Knesset Menorah (1956) cast bronze by Benno Elkan Jerusalem, Israel

While the heart of Israel’s democracy is to be found in the Knesset in Jerusalem, just across the road is a quiet but persuasive work of art that sums up the awesome narrative of Jewish history that finally brought us to the Land of Israel.  War and strife are the undeniable subjects of this 15’ foot high bronze menorah by the British artist Benno Elkan.