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Belief in the strong moral and social action commitment inherent in the Torah and embodied in the concept of Tikkun Olam, rebuilding the world. In 587 BC Nebuchadnezzar II, King of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, besieged Jerusalem, destroyed the First Temple, and deported the most prominent citizens of Judah. [62] In 586 BC, Judah itself ceased to be an independent kingdom, and its remaining Jews were left stateless. When they were expelled in 1492, they settled in North Africa, the eastern Mediterranean, the Far East, and northern Europe.

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Publisher: Mesorah Pubns Ltd; Third Printing Used edition (March 1989)

ISBN: 0899062431

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