Remember the news last year on the, again by the Greek Spirit destroyed Temple (Munich 1972 / London 2012), see “The Gazette”:
. . . “Individuals and governments from around the world, including Canada, the United States, Australia, Britain and Germany, have called on the IOC to hold a minute of silence in memory of the victims in Munich during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. In Canada, the House of Commons adopted a unanimous motion proposed by Liberal MP Irwin Cotler for a moment of silence. Yet at every opportunity the IOC has refused to include a special observance in the opening ceremonies, maintaining that the commencement event of the Olympics is not the appropriate time to remember such a tragic incident”. . . >read more … >>
One sentence translated from the >German Wikipedia >>:
. . .”According to a recent reconstruction of the inscription of the Colosseum’s ground plate the construction of the Colosseum was financed by the spoils of the Jewish War, among other things, with the gold in year 70 looted treasure of the Temple of Jerusalem” . . .
Parasha Deuteronomy 1:1 till 3:22; Haftorah Isaiah 1:1 till 1:27
This week we decided to bring our readers a video commentary on the Haftorah, which is read from the book of Isaiah (Yeshayahu) 1:1-27, because this Shabbat is the Shabbat before Tisha B’av, the Ninth of the month of Av, which is the anniversary of the destruction of both the first and the second Temple (Bait HaMikdash):