For some time, Jews assumed it would be rebuilt imminently.
A mikveh provides proof.
And its reference to the book of Zechariah.
At the instigation of a 16th-century sultan.
Revelation did not end with the advent of interpretation.
The mystery of the Magdala stone.
Mikva’ot and chalkstone vessels.
Talmudic rabbis never forgave the combining of priesthood with the monarchy.
After 2,000 years.
“Freedom of Zion.”
Aphrodite and the Rabbis.
Underneath a destroyed synagogue.
Fancier than mosaics.
A point of controversy.