Is the Vatican Hiding the Temple Menorah? - Unpacked


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"What happened to the menorah, the iconic Jewish symbol that once stood in the First and Second Temples, is a question that has caused speculation for generations. The most popular theory claims the menorah is buried deep within the Vatican. Is there any truth to this enduring rumor or is there another explanation for why the menorah vanished from history?


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