Coins from the Great Jewish Revolts in Rome Found in Israel, at a Fitting Time of the Year

July 22 2021

Last Sunday was the fast of Tisha b’Av, which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples—the latter of which was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE following a Jewish uprising. This Saturday is the minor holiday of Tu b’Av, which celebrates rebuilding and recovery after a second revolt, led by Simon Bar Kokhba, from 132 to 136 CE. Recently, archaeologist found coins from both uprisings, reports the Times of Israel:

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More about: Ancient Israel, Archaeology, Judean Revolt, Simon bar Kokhba

 

How Iran and Turkey Spread Their Propaganda to Young Americans

July 27 2021

During the past year, write Eitan Fischberger and Yosef Kuperwasser, both Tehran and Ankara have expanded their efforts to bring their views of the world to U.S. audiences—and these views tend to be anti-Zionist, anti-Semitic, anti-American, and deeply influenced by Islamism:

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More about: Academia, Anti-Zionism, Iran, Turkey, U.S. Politics