Tag Archives: Second Temple

Destroying Jewish history

In the middle of the Six Day War in 1967, Motta Gur may famously have announced “The Temple Mount is in our hands“, but the truth is that this is far from evident today.  The ongoing destruction at the hands … Continue reading

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Second Temple seal discovered in Jerusalem – perfect timing for Channukah

Israeli archaeologists unearthed a wonderful find in Jerusalem this week, in the same area as previous Temple-era artefacts were discovered earlier this year, and with perfect timing for Channukah which celebrates the rededication of the Temple. Just as the holiday … Continue reading

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Wonderful archaeological finds in Jerusalem

Just in time for Tisha b’Av, Israel archaeologists announced some extraordinary finds in a Jerusalem dig. On Monday, the eve of the fast, they announced that a Roman sword from the Second Temple era was found, still in its leather … Continue reading

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