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Destruction of the Second Temple in 70 C.E. – Tisha B’Av
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Destruction of the Second Temple in 70 C.E. – Tisha B’Av

The Jewish War 6, 241, 251-56 Toward the end of 69 or the beginning of 70, Vespasian appointed Tiberius Julius Alexander to the staff of his son Titus, who was in charge of the war against the Jews. In Josephus’ eyes, this was a distinction and a token of gratitude on the emperor’s part toward […]

The Destruction of King Solomon’s Temple
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The Destruction of King Solomon’s Temple

The Land of Israel is a natural bridge between the African and Eurasian continents, not only in terms of territory, but also between different peoples, cultures, languages and religions.  It has been the focus of so much attention, the home of so many nations, and the stage for many events that have shaped world history.  […]

Destruction of the Second Temple, 70 CE
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Destruction of the Second Temple, 70 CE

The Destruction and Sack of Jerusalem, Nicholas Poussin, 1625-26 By Passover of 70 C.E. Titus had massed a large force around Jerusalem while Jewish factions inside the city were killing one another. As Titus’s battering rams began to strike, the factions finally came together. One by one the Romans breached the walls of the city, […]

Baruch 1-2: The Destruction of the Temple and the Exile
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Baruch 1-2: The Destruction of the Temple and the Exile

1These are the words of the book that Baruch son of Neriah son of Mahseiah son of Zedekiah son of Hasadiah son of Hilkiah wrote in Babylon, 2 in the fifth year, on the seventh day of the month, at the time when the Chaldeans took Jerusalem and burned it with fire. 3 Baruch read […]

Shaye Cohen. “Roman Domination: The Jewish Revolt and the Destruction of the Second Temple.”
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Shaye Cohen. “Roman Domination: The Jewish Revolt and the Destruction of the Second Temple.”

Greco-Roman Period Ancient Israel- From Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple. Ed. Hershal Shanks. Washington, D.C.- Biblical Archaeology Society, 1999. Variegated Judaism Judaism at the time was a remarkably variegated phenomenon. a Above all, Judaism was a belief in the God of Moses, who created the world, who chose the Jews to be […]

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