This Day, November 14, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

November 14 109 BCE (25 Cheshvan, 3652): John Hyrcanus defeated the Samaritans in Samaria and destroyed their temple. The Samaritans were a mixed race who had been in conflict with the Jews since the end of the Babylonian Exile.  They believed in a form of monotheism but rejected all oral law. They believed that Mt. Tovább »