Mar 31 Blog
Feb 12 Blog
By: Reviewed by Nitza Rosovsky
Nitza Rosovsky reviews "Distant Views of the Holy Land" by Felicity Cobbing and David Jacobson.
Oct 10 Blog
By: Reviewed by Shaye J.D. Cohen
The fiscus Judaicus was a tax imposed on the Jews of the Roman Empire by Emperor Vespasian in the early 70s C.E. Whereas formerly the Jews had sent a half shekel (two drachmas) annually to the Temple of Jerusalem, now, after the Roman destruction, they would be required to send that same amount to the temple of Jupiter Capitolinus in Rome, which had been badly damaged by fire and was in need of repair and restoration.
Jan 11 Blog
By: Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz
Joshua Schwartz reviews "The Temple Mount: Where Is the Holy of Holies?" by Asher Selig Kaufman.
Dec 16 Blog
By: Reviewed by Alan Millard
Alan Millard reviews "Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible" by Karel van der Toorn.