🔸 538 BC - 50,000 Jews Returned To Israel
After 70 years - In 538 BC, the Persian ruler Cyrus the Great allowed the Jews to return to rebuild the Temple and restore their land.
About 50,000 jews returned and began to rebuild (details recorded in the book of Ezra)
The Temple was the center of Jewish life and immensely significant to their culture. I'll explain more soon…