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. Read more »