For most of ancient history, Jewish life was rabbi-less. So how did they become central to how Jewish law evolves and how our communities are run?
(JTA) — Archaeologists working in Jerusalem have restored floor tiling that was part of the courtyards of King Herod’s Second Temple over 2,000 years ago. This was the first time archaeologists successfully restored a part of the Temple complex built by King Herod, who ruled in Jerusalem for three years beginning in 37 BCE, according to Gabriel Barkay, director…
A ceramic money box holding a rare hoard of coins from the Great Revolt against the Romans was discovered outside Jerusalem.
This is a talk I delivered yesterday afternoon at the Holocaust commemoration ceremony of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust in Pan Pacific Park. My theme could probably best be summed up by quoting Joe Hill’s final message to Big Bill Haywood: “Don’t waste time mourning. Organize!
The fall of the Second Temple was a tragedy. But it led to the human triumphs embodied by the French and American revolutions, J.J. Goldberg writes.
The Romans destroyed Herod’s Temple more than 2,000 years ago. Now Alex Garrard, a 78-year-old British farmer, is hand-crafting a replica. At 20 feet by 12 feet, the mock-up is 1/100 of the size of the original.