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Rabbi Akiva saved us physically and spiritually

Rabbi Akiva saved us physically and spiritually

Today we’re blessed with good economic, technological and spiritual growth. Yet we mourn that the Roman Empire occupied us, imprisoned us, and killed us and that the Bar Kochba revolt failed.Professor Gerald Aranoff, 14/05/2019 23:05
Vilification, indoctrination, corroboration

Vilification, indoctrination, corroboration

Israel, the Jew of the Nations (which was causing a revolution in religion, ethics, and morality millennia before most other peoples made their historical debuts), still has to fight for its right to take its place among newcomers on the world scene. Gerald A. Honigman, 16/12/2018 06:59
The horror and hope I saw in Rome

The horror and hope I saw in Rome

So the Romans erected an arch and Coliseum to celebrate their victory over Judea. Where are they now?Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 30/04/2017 18:33
Rare Bar Kochba shekel offered for sale

Rare Bar Kochba shekel offered for sale

Winner's prepares to auction off rare coin from fourth year of Bar Kochva revolt, expected to fetch $28,000 to $32,000.Eliran Aharon, 17/07/2016 22:48
Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Archaeological excavation near Kiryat Gat yields coins and exquisite jewelry probably stowed away by wealthy woman.Gil Ronen, 05/06/2012 10:31