This Day, September 28, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

September 28 48 B.C.E.: Pompey the Great was assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt. While many Roman leaders get low marks in terms of Jewish History, Pompey rates at a very low level. He was the Roman who desecrated the Holy of Holies and then mocked the Jews for praying to nothing. Tovább »