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Megillat Ta'anit

Yom Turyanus: The 12th of Adar

The mysterious Jewish holiday in rabbinic times that begins and ends with the execution of two brothers.

Prof.

Vered Noam

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The Ancient Judean Holiday: Yom Nicanor - 13th of Adar

The Historical Events Surrounding the Holiday, Yom Nicanor, and Why We Should Consider Marking the Day in our Generation

Dr. Rabbi

Zev Farber

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The Wood Offering Celebration – "As Written in the Torah"

Bringing wood for the altar was an important celebration in Second Temple times. To ground this practice in the Torah, Nehemiah (10:35) describes it as a Torah law, while the Temple Scroll (11Q19) and the Reworked Pentateuch (4Q365) include it in their biblical festival calendar.

Dr.

Alex P. Jassen

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Megillat Ta’anit and Its Scholion (Commentary)

A Brief Introduction

Prof.

Vered Noam

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The Cancellation of Megillat Ta'anit

Dr. Rabbi

Zev Farber

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