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Leading Philo-Semites: Cyrus the Great

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Jun 5, 2019
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1 hr 0 min 44 sec
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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Begins with a discussion of what Salo Baron called "the lachrymose theory of Jewish history", and a Jewish view of the Divine goal and design of our national exile. Continues to discuss the record in Tanach of the decree of Cyrus the Great to send the Jews back to Israel and empower them to build the second Beit haMikdash. What motivated him? Geared toward a group including people without strong background in Torah text study.

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