Lessons Learned from the Destruction of Jerusalem and the Second Temple: How to Truly Make America Great Again
22 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2018
Date Written: August 5, 2018
The Second Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed by the Romans in the year 70 C.E. and a large part of the Jewish population was either killed, sent into exile, or sold into slavery. The sages of the Talmud and Midrash attempted to answer the question as to why Jerusalem and the Temple were destroyed. This paper will examine some of the reasons and see what lessons for today may be learned from them. One major lesson is that baseless hatred can tear apart a company.
Keywords: Romans, Destruction of Jerusalem, Talmud, Zealots, Second Temple, Baseless Hatred, Oxycontin, and Corruption
JEL Classification: B11, J50, M12, M14, M54, Z12
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