Thursday, December 01, 2016

Hoarding Ma’aser Sheni?

AMIT GVARYAHU: Hoarding Consecrated “Second Tithe” Coins (
Evidence suggests that hoarding second tithe money held special, religious significance among late antique Jews. How did this curious religious observance develop? What might it have meant to the Jews who practiced it?
An interesting case of the possible convergence of ancient textual and archaeological evidence.