Photo Credit: Francesco Hayez, oil on canvas, 1867
Destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem

Ahead of Tisha b’Av – Israel’s national day of mourning for the destruction of the Jewish people’s national framework nearly 2,000 years ago – Yehuda HaKohen shares a 2015 class he taught on how the Judean freedom movement (the Zealots) came to be vilified by historians and even many rabbis following its crushing defeat at the hands of the Roman empire.

Advertisement



Originally published in Vision Magazine.

Advertisement

SHARE
Previous articleCongo: Bill Seeking to Block Candidate with Jewish Father Prompts Backlash
Next articleBaseball on Shabbat
Rav Yehuda HaKohen is an organizer and educator living in northern Judea. As a leader in the Vision movement, he works to empower students and young professionals to become active participants in the current chapter of Jewish history.
Loading Facebook Comments ...