Even before the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple, some Jewish authors tended to question the overriding commitment to the Land of Israel. Was this the beginning of an early version of post-Zionism, and how did those sages loyal to The Land counter its claims?
The Three weeks between the 17th of Tammuz and Tisha B'Av are traditionally devoted to studying and remembering the destruction of the Temples and are periods of mourning in Jewish history.
This series will focus on issues relating to the historical period surrounding the destruction of the Second Temple
Ancient Versions and Responses to 'Post-Zionism'