This Day, October 13, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

OCTOBER 13 54: Roman Emperor Claudius passed away.  For Jews, Claudius has to rate as one of the best of the Roman rulers. Tovább »

This Day, October 13, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

54: Roman Emperor Claudius passed away.For Jews, Claudius has to rate as one of the best of the Roman rulers. Among other things, he took the side of the Jews when they were attacked in Alexandria; he maintained a genuine friendship with Agrippa and allowed the Jews to elect their own high Priest while refraining from tampering with the Temple treasury.