Erev Shabbat Kodesh
Davka on Purim, Hashem wielded His hammer and struck the palace of Sancheriv who exiled the Northern tribes in the city named for Nimrod who opposed Avraham Avinu and built the first city where the Tower of Bavel was constructed.
Archaeologists and officials have expressed outrage about the bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud by Islamic State militants in Iraq.
On Thursday IS - which controls swathes of Iraq and Syria - began demolishing the site, which was founded in the 13th Century BC, Iraqi officials saidHypocrites! Where were their voices and where was their outrage when the remains of our Holy Temple were being systematically destroyed?!
..."They are erasing our history," Iraqi archaeologist Lamia al-Gailani said.
..."The deliberate destruction of cultural heritage constitutes a war crime..