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Jesus eats with tax collectors and sinners

Antoninus and Rabbi Yehudah the Patriarch

Rebuilding of the Temple is not a proximate reality

Titus in the Temple

Restrictions regarding festivals of idolaters, including celebrations of the Roman Empire’s rise to power and major moments in the emperors’ lives.

Rabbinic prohibitions against Jews conducting certain forms of economic with gentiles, which signal a rejection of two Roman institutions: the arena – implying games and public executions – and the legal system.
Should Jews derive benefit from whole or fragmented idols (for a particular purpose or by selling them)?
Should Jews derive benefit from inscribed vessels bearing depictions of the sun, the moon or a dragon (through use or sale), or must they be destroyed?
Rabban Gamliel at the Bath of Aphrodite in Acre (Akko; Ptolemais)
Altars of kings
Prayer formulae that articulate hope for a rebuilding of the Temple

The laws of siqriqon

Converts and the declaration of the first fruit offering – are converts full members of the Israelite community?

The laws of siqriqon

The convert and the freedman – the status of newcomers to Judaism.

Roman taxes and customs 

Statements that may signal belief in a near rebuilding of the Temple

Roman taxes and customs 

Hopes for impending rebuilding of the Temple


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