Churban

Hurban

/ Hebrew (xʊːrˈbɑn, Yiddish ˈxʊːrbən) /

noun Judaism

the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, first by the Babylonians in 587 bc and again by the Romans in 70 ad
another name for holocaust (def. 2)

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Word Origin for Churban

literally: destruction
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