Tag Archives: Second Temple

Good News Friday – Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed edition

It’s Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed tonight, the intermediate Shabbat of Sukkot, so I want to provide you with a slightly more inspiring edition than my usual Good News Friday posts. My first item is from a couple of weeks ago but … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

To make up for the lack of a Good News Friday post yesterday, here is some good news to start the week (despite tomorrow being a fast day).  (My apologies for yesterday’s last-minute crisis posting. The immediate crisis is over … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The weeks are rolling around faster than ever, and tonight, besides being Shabbat, we also mark Rosh Chodesh Nissan, the 1st of the month of Nissan, the “month of Spring” in which Pesach (Passover) falls. It is therefore fitting to … Continue reading

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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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