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TODAY: Israel Unlocked tour of Jewish Babylon & The Exiles of Jerusalem

Dear Times of Israel Community member,

Please join us today, Thursday, July 15, for a special installment of our Israel Unlocked virtual tour series, exclusive to the ToI Community.

This week, ahead of Tisha B’Av, the annual Jewish day of mourning for the destruction of the two Jerusalem temples, we’ll follow the historical exiles of Jerusalem through a fascinating virtual tour of Jewish Babylon.

Click HERE to join the virtual tour TODAY at 12 pm EDTOur expert guide Josh Hartuv will lead us on this experiential tour of the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem, then trek with the Jewish exiles through modern day Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and Iraq until arriving in the city of Babylon itself. See how the Israelites/Jews survived and even thrived in these diaspora communities, which were, for over a millennium, the center of the Jewish world.

Ezekiel’s Tomb (Wikimedia); Doura-Europos synagogue courtyard (Marsyas); Torah scroll from Jobar synagogue in Damascus (courtesy)

Virtual tour on Zoom — details:
TODAY – Thursday, July 15, 2021
12:00 pm Eastern
5:00 pm UK
7:00 pm Israel

*** A recording of the tour will be available on the Community page the next day ***

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Click HERE to join the virtual tour TODAY at 12 pm EDTMissed an earlier tour? Watch a recording on the Community page!We hope to see you there — and thank you for being part of our Community!

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