Bar Kochba the ultimate muscular Jewish hero: from false messiah to Zionist icon

Spread the loveBar Kochba the ultimate muscular Jewish hero: from false messiah to Zionist icon In his autobiography, John Cleese pondered the ill-fated Charge of the Light Brigade and the hacking to death of General Gordon. The British seem to admire their heroic failures. Perhaps the idea of “heroic failure” inspired the Monty-Python sketch of … Continue reading Bar Kochba the ultimate muscular Jewish hero: from false messiah to Zionist icon