Sunday, May 17, 2020

Fire at the (traditional) Tomb of Mordechai and Esther.

UNDER INVESTIGATION: Iran officials confirm ‘minor damage’ by fire at Tomb of Mordechai and Esther. Regime-controlled website publishes — then deletes — report that a person was seen in CCTV footage trying, and failing, to torch Jewish holy site right after Israel’s anniversary (Times of Israel).

For earlier PaleoJudaica posts on this politically fraught site, see here (mention), here, here, here, here, and here.

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