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Churban or Hebrew Hurban (xʊːrˈbɑn, Yiddish ˈxʊːrbən, xʊːrˈbɑn, Yiddish ˈxʊːrbən)
1.  the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, first by the Babylonians in 587 bc and again by the Romans in 70 ad
2.  another name for holocaust
[literally: destruction]
Hurban or Hebrew Hurban
[literally: destruction]

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