Two thousand years ago, 967 Jewish men, women and children reportedly chose to take their own lives rather than suffer enslavement or death at the hands of the Roman army.
The most important question is why the Jews at Masada stopped fighting.
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It might come as a surprise that the Sages never discuss Masada in their vast Talmudic or midrashic literature.
“By writing a Torah on Masada, we are continuing what the Romans wanted to stop 2,000 years ago,” said Rabbi Shimshon Israeli.
Jodi Magness has taken a closer look at the legendary tale of Masada, and the facts, speculations and myths
A tourist from New Zealand returned something to the desert fortress Masada, but the journey to do so spanned a significant amount of time.
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Atop Mount Masada, where Jews faced annihilation thousands of years ago, students from Alexander Muss High School in Israel celebrated their heritage by welcoming a new Torah scroll
About 80 people partook in the event, some of whom were seeing the monument for the first time in their lives.