Rome invaded and conquered Israel Jews grew tired of foreign rule Wanted to re-create the Kingdom of Israel.
A group that refused to obey anyone but God were Zealots (a rebellious group) Zealots urged fellow Jews to rise against the Romans The Jews revolted – led by the Zealots Revolt was unsuccessful - lasted for 4 years Romans burned the Second Temple Jews lost their will to fight
A group of 1,000 Zealots locked themselves in a mountain fortress – Masada very difficult to reach Zealots refused to surrender For 2 years, Roman soldiers built ramps to reach this fortress When the Romans broke through, the Zealots took their own lives.
the Jewish revolt ended Romans killed much of the Jewish population Some Jews were taken to Roman as slaves Some of the Jews left Jerusalem Some stayed in Jerusalem
60 years after Masada Unhappy with Roman rule Roman defeated the Jews Romans banned Jews from entering the city of Jerusalem Jews began to migrate through the Mediterranean
Since the Jews no longer had a single temple to worship, synagogues became more important. Rabbis (religious teachers) increased Over time, Jews began moving throughout the world. In most cases, Jews were forced out by other religious groups. They settled in Asia, Russia, and later the United States.
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