The important lesson to learn from Masada is that their deaths were wasted; they died in an unnecessary battle fought because the Jewish people started a war they could not possibly win. It was not uncommon for people to kill themselves rather than be slaves. By the way, where are my questions?
U.S. sanctions Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport (Reuters)
from the article: Egypt official: Israel assassination policy inflaming entire Mideast