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Dov & Varda <yknow@...>

James M. Harbert wrote:

"I once heard a speaker say that the Israelites of long ago kept their
genealogical records in the temple at Jerusalem. He said these records were
destroyed when the Roman army destroyed the temple in 70 A. D.

Is that true?"

This piqued my interest, I must say. I have no idea if this is so, but it is
rumoured that the Vatican has many treasures that came >from the Temple. I am
wondering if there might be genealogical treasures among them.

Varda Epstein

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