Who was more
insane ? The Zaddikim Zealots
- for mesa riding (long way to haul supplies);
or the Roman's - for building
the ramp (same for them)?
Zaddikite War on Human
BC King Solomon dies and the United Monarchy splits into two parts - the
northern Kingdom of Israel and the southern Kingdom of Judah.
morphs into a War on Nature
722 Hezekiah, according to the
Mishnah, was the son of Ahaz,
the 13th King of Judah.
Hezekiah enacts sweeping religious reform after
witnessing the destruction of the northern kingdom
of Israel by Assyrians led by Sargon.
These include a strict mandate for the
sole worship of Yahweh and a prohibition on venerating other deities within
Hezekiah purifies and repairs Solomon's Temple in
Jerusalem, purges it of idols, reformes the
priesthood and centralizes the worship of Yahweh.
"The key phenomenon -
which cannot be explained solely against the background of economic prosperity
- was the sudden growth of the population of Jerusalem in particular, and of
Judah in general." - Archaeologist
Archaeologist Amihai Mazar explains, "Jerusalem was a
virtual city-state where the majority of the state's population was
The reign of Hezekiah saw a notable increase in the
power of the Judean state as there was a large influx of Israelites fleeing
from the Assyrian
destruction of the northern state of Israel.
King Hezekiah of Judah, backed by Nubian Empire, revolted against King
Sennacherib of Assyria.
Sennacherib sacked many Hebrew villages, but
failed in his attempt to take Jerusalem.
There is no description of how
the siege ended, but the annals record a list of booty sent from Jerusalem to
Hezekiah remained on
his throne as a vassal ruler.
capitualtion informed the later suicide at Massada by his last
remaining psychopathic Zaddikim followers.
King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon captures Jersalem and installs
Zedekiah revolts against Babylon, and entered into an alliance
with Pharaoh Hophra, the king of Egypt.
King Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylonia lays siege to Jerusalem.
Jerusalem falls and Solomon's Temple is
Talented craftsmen and the educated are taken into
captivity to Babylon.
Legend claims Jerusalem is razed to the
The Second Temple is constructed by Jewish exile
groups returning to Jerusalem from Babylon under the Achaemenid
to 160 BC The Maccabean Revolt is led by
Simon Maccabeus against
the Seleucid Empire and the Hellenistic influence on Hebrew life.
The revolt was in response to
Antiochus IV, decree to 'rent in pieces' and burn Hebrew 'books of the law'
found in Jerusalem in 168 BC.
Simon Maccabeus was the leader of a
Hebrew rebel army, the Maccabees, that took control of Judah, which at the time
had been a province of the Seleucid Empire.
The Maccabees found the
dynasty asserts their version of the Hebrew religion, largely through forced
conversion with the help of a high priest sect, the
Sadducees, to expand
the boundaries of Judah by religious conquest in the vain attempt to reduce the
influence of the Therapeutae and
When the Romans replaced the
Seleucids as the great power in the region, they granted the Hasmonean king,
Hyrcanus II, limited authority under the Roman governor of Damascus.
Hasmoneans were hostile to the Romans, and the following years they witnessed
A last attempt to restore the former glory of
the Hasmonean dynasty was made by Mattathias Antigonus, whose defeat and death
brought Hasmonean rule to an end, and Judah became a province of the Roman
Herod, a son-in-law of Hyrcanus
II, is appointed King of Judah by the Romans.
autonomy in the country's internal affairs, he became one of the most powerful
monarchs in the eastern part of the Roman Empire.
admirer of Greco-Roman culture, Herod became "Great" when he launched a massive
infrastructure construction program, which included the cities of Caesarea and
Sebaste, the port at Caesarea Maritima, and the fortresses at Herodium and
Herod's most ambitious project was
the expansion of the Second Temple in Jerusalem making it into one of the most
magnificent buildings of its time.
Herod's rebuilding of the Second
Temple in Jerusalem was done so that he would "have a capital city worthy of
his prestige and grandeur."
4 BC Near death
Herod has a change of mind about the succession.
According to the final
version of his will, Antipas' elder brother Archelaus was now to become King of
Judah, Idumea and Samaria, while Antipas would rule Galilee and Perea with the
lesser title of tetrarch.
After Herod's death Judah came under direct
Archelaus is deemed incompetent by Augustus and replaced with a prefect.
Antipas goes on to govern Galilee and Perea for forty-two years.
These territories are separated by the region of the Decapolis, with
Galilee to the north and Perea to the south.
Threats to political
stability are ongoing when Antipas takes office.
While Antipas is making his case to Augustus in Rome,
dissidents led by Judas son of Hezekiah (Ezekias, in the Septuagint) attacks
the palace of
Sepphoris in Galilee,
seizing weapons with which they terrorize locals.
In a counterattack
ordered by Quinctilius Varus, Roman governor of
Syria, Sepphoris was
destroyed by fire and its inhabitants sold off as slaves.
Herod Antipater or Antipas built
Tiberias, modeled on a Greek city, on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee
with baths, a stadium,
a royal palace and
a sanctuary for prayer.
Antipas also rebuilt and fortified Sepphoris, while adding a wall to
Betharamphtha in Perea.
An ancient route linking Sepphoris to Legio,
and further south to Samaria-Sebastia, was paved by the Romans at this time.
At the time of Jesus of Nazareth,
Sepphoris was a large settlement.
Reza Aslan describes the period of
time of Jesus's growing into maturity:
"Rich, cosmopolitan, deeply
influenced by Greek culture, and surrounded by a panoply of races and
religions, the Hebrews of
Sepphoris were the product of the Herodian social revolution - the nouveaux
riche who rose to prominence after Herod's massacre of the heirs of the
Hasmonean dynasty and their
Jesus, while living in Nazareth, worked as a craftsman at Sepphoris,
where, during his youth 'the largest restoration project' of his time took
BC During the Roman occupation of Jerusalem the Pharisees of the Temple
(Kohanim), became increasingly corrupt and were seen by the Hebrew people as
collaborators with the Romans, whose mismanagement led to riots,
general resentment at
An inner circle of the
Sadducees, the surviving high priests of the Hasmonean dynasty, continued
to develop the mystery of the Zaddikim while
fueling the resentment of the
Zealots, who become their shock
Growing anger against increased Roman
suppression of Hebrew life resulting in sporadic violence escalates into a
The Roman governor, Gessius Florus, respondes by
plundering the Temple, claiming the money is for the Emperor.
day he launches a raid on the city, arresting numerous senior Hebrew merchants.
This prompts a wider, large-scale rebellion and the Roman military
garrison of Judaea is quickly overrun by the Zealots, while the pro-Roman king
Agrippa II, together with Roman officials, flee Jerusalem.
between the Sadducee
Jerusalemites and the mainly Zealot factions of the Northern Revolt under
the command of Yohanan ben Levi and Simon bar
Kokhba, erupts into bloody violence.
When the Idumeans enter Jerusalem fighting on the side
of the Zealots they kill the former High Priest, Ananus ben Ananus - the man
who ordered the execution by stoning of
James the brother of
Simon Bar Giora, commanding 15,000 troops, is then invited
into Jerusalem by the remaining Sadducee leaders to stand against the Zealots,
and quickly takes control over much of the city.
69 Bitter infighting continues between the factions of Simon
Bar Giora and Yohanan ben Levi and Simon bar Kokhba.
Roman forces led by Titus besiege Jerusalem.
The first two walls of
Jerusalem are breached within three weeks, but a stubborn rebel standoff
prevents the Roman Army from breaking the third and thickest wall.
Following a brutal seven-month siege, during which Zealot infighting
results in burning of the entire food supplies of the city, the Romans finally
succeed in breaching the defenses of the weakened Hebrew forces.
Second Temple is destroyed and
Jerusalem is razed to
The Sicarii, a
splinter group of Zealots, act as assassins, saboteurs and commanders of the
Zealot shock troops for the Sadducees.
leader of the Sicarii, Menahem, is murdered by
rival factions during an altercation; but promises to return in physical form
to his people before the end of the 2nd fall of mankind right before his
passing from this life.
Saul of Tarsus is
born of wealthy Hebrew parents engaged in trade in the first decade of the
common era at Tarsus in Cilicia.
Tarsus - a junction point of land and
sea routes connecting the Cilician plain (today called Çukurova),
central Anatolia and the Mediterranean sea - has long been an important stop
for traders and a focal point of many civilizations for the past 6000 years,
much like Yemen.
There is no
indication in Saul's writings that he received rabbinical training.
Hellenistic literature, the Book of Wisdom (Sirach) and other Apocrypha
were the sources for his eschatological and theological system.
Tarsus chose the Jesus the Tekton as the model to provide the fulfillment of
the promise of return by the leader of the Sicarii, Menahem, as his model for
The spiritual leader of the Zaddikim, Menahem modeled on the
scripture of Melchizedek, is the one who raises
Hebrew word Zaddikim, defined as "the most perfect righteous Ones"
(ZAD-dee-KEEM: etymology, Hebrew word Tzaddik =
"righteous"), were a splinter cult of ultra-radical Hellenized Hebrews
whose beliefs and practices are recorded in the Dead Sea Scrolls.
last remnants of the Sicarii and the Zaddikim were defeated at the last
Hasmonean dynasty outpost at Masada in 73 AD.
The inner circle of the
Hasmonean dynasty high priests were Zaddikim.
A manuscript with six
chapters of Sirach was found at Masada.
Survivors of the cult of the
Zaddikim following the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD fled to Masada, the
fortress hide away built by Herod on a mountain plateau near the Dead
Masada is 35 miles from Jerusalem.
73 AD As the Romans engineer and build a
ramp to invade the plateau the Zaddikim of the Dead Sea become
The Zaddikim, children of the Sadducee high priesthood, make
their last stand at Masada.
"Since we long ago resolved never to be
servants to the Romans, nor to any other than to God Himself, Who alone is the
true and just Lord of
Mankind, the time is now come that obliges us to make that
resolution true in practice.
We were the very first that revolted, and we are the last that fight
against them; and I cannot but esteem it as a favor that God has granted us,
that it is still in our power to die bravely, and in a state of freedom." -
Elazar ben Yair, leader of the Zaddikim
After this oration, the last
remnants of the Hasmonean dynasty, the Zaddikim men, kill their wives, their
children, and then each other.
For over 1750 hundred years the tale of
Masada is a forgotten
358 The Last
Great Sanhedrin, an assembly of seventy-one rabbis appointed to sit as tribunal
the ancient Land of Israel, is held.
The Nasi, functioned as head,
while the Av Beit Din was second to the Nasi along with sixty-nine general
The last universally binding decision of the Great Sanhedrin
was to abandon the Hebrew Calendar.
Lamdan pens "Masada," a poetic history of the anguished Jewish fight against a
world full of enemies.
According to Professor David Roskies, Lamdan's
poem, "more than any other text, inspired the uprising in the
Diasporia of Exile was needed in order to construct a long-range memory in
which an exiled nation race was posited as the direct continuation of 'people
of the Bible' that preceded it." - Professor Shlomo Sand
1953 Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Moshe
Dayan, initiates the practice of holding the swearing-in ceremony of Israeli
Armoured Corps soldiers who had completed their Tironut (IDF basic training),
on top of Masada.
The ceremony ended with the declaration: "Masada
shall not fall again."
The soldiers climb the Snake Path at night and
are sworn in with torches lite.
2007 A new museum
opens at Masada in which archeological findings are displayed in a theatrical
The Zaddikite impulse lives on
in the refounding of the Hasmonean dynasty as the state of Israel with a new
title for their reminiscent ideology, Zionism.
psychopathic beliefs of the
Zaddikim infect humanity globally with a
suicidal mania demanding
unattainable perfection disguised as
beliefs and perverted into a War on
"Whatever laws, customs, or ceremonies we observe -
whether we are Conservative, Reform or merely spasmodic sentimentalists -
we follow the Talmud. It is our common law." -
Herman Wouk Conscription exists in Israel for all
Israeli citizens over the age of 18 who are Jewish,
Palestinians are not conscripted.
Reexamining first Israeli_African American soldier
Black Hebrews slam IDF after soldier's death ruled
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