Postcard from Israel – Jerusalem in 66 CE.

As Tisha B’Av ( the 9th of Av) approaches, our virtual trip this week goes back in time to Jerusalem in the year 66 CE –  the start of the Great Revolt and four years before the Roman destruction of the Temple. 

This scale model of Second Temple Jerusalem was created in 1966 by Michael Avi-Yonah – Professor of Archaeology at the Hebrew University – and was moved to its present site at the Israel Museum in 2006. 


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