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    • jdc
    • 03.05.13 | 16:39 (IDT)

    Many Jews were indeed killed. Yet Israel is filled with synagogue finds from the early centuries post-rebellion. Romans have forbidden Jews to reside in Jerusalem. If there were no Jews left, why bother ? Jews had special taxes levied on them by Rome, leading to impoverishment and abandonment of land by Jewish farmers. This lasted for quite some time.

    from the article: BBC pulls documentary claiming story of Jewish exodus from Jerusalem is a 'myth’
    First published 14:01 02.05.13 | Last updated 09:15 02.05.13
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