Episode 277 The Second Temple and Us
The story of the attempt to obstruct the building of the Second Temple is relevant to our time.
In this episode, Rabbi Soloveichik references the Cyrus Cylinder, housed in the British Museum. You can see it here.
He also mentions the bricks from Darius’ palace at Susa in the Louvre. You can view a sample from that exhibit here.
Text: Ezra 3-4