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The destruction of the Second Temple was far more disastrous for the Jewish people than the destruction of the First Temple. Quickly, it became apparent to the Jewish people that a dark, seemingly endless exile lay ahead.
Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai wisely foresaw that Jerusalem was doomed and understood the need to transplant the center of Torah scholarship to another location.
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Who decided which texts belonged to the biblical canon and which texts did not belong? The Oral Torah during the early, pre-mishnaic periods.
In 67 CE, the veteran Roman general Vespasian invaded Eretz Israel with four outstanding legions, including the X Legion, the most distinguished of all Roman legions.
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