Jewish Revolts against Rome in Cyprus, Egypt and Cyrene.The Great Synagogue and the Great Library in Alexandria are destroyed as well as the entire Jeiwsh community of Cyprus. Hadrian renames Jerusalem Aelia Capatolina and builds a Pagan temple over the the site of the Second Temple. Judea (the southern portion of what is now called the West Bank) was renamed Palaestina in an attempt to minimize Jewish identification with the land of Israel.
The adult Jews of the city are arrested and most are executed after refusing to convert. Jews are sometimes required to wear a badge; sometimes a pointed hat.
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Cyril, the Bishop of Alexandria, champions violence against the city's Jews and incites the Greeks to kill or expel them.
Emperor Heraclius breaks his promise of protection to Jews, massacring any he found and forbidding them from entering Jerusalem.
Hundreds of Jews were killed and thousands exhiled to Egypt, ending the Jewish towns in the Galilee and Judea.