Concern for one’s nation I

Christian Religious Studies SS2 Third Term

Week 1

Topic: Concern for one’s nation I

Performance objectives

Pupils should be able to:

  1. Describe the events that led to the collapse of the Jewish nation
  2. Describe the condition of the people that were left in Jerusalem at the deportation
  3. Enumerate the opposition faced by the nationalist


A. The captivity and destruction of Jerusalem (2kings 24:1-17)

On the seventh day, the chief of Nebuchadnezzar's army, Nebuzaradan, began the destruction of Jerusalem. The walls of the city were torn down, and the royal palace and other structures in the city were set on fire. On the ninth day of the same month, towards the evening, the Holy Temple Beth Hamikdosh was set on fire and was destroyed. Everything of gold and silver that still remained was carried off as loot by Babylonian soldiers..... View More

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