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Restrictions regarding festivals of idolaters, including celebrations of the Roman Empire’s rise to power and major moments in the emperors’ lives.
Prohibitions against certain sales to gentiles: weaponry, instruments of torture, and the apparatus for chaining prisoners.
Roman spectacles: theaters, stadia, arenas, and other settings for public entertainment
Should Jews derive benefit from idols, jewelry, and vessels adorned with idolatrous images (through use or sale), or must they be destroyed?

Tax and customs collectors 

Who bring peace to the world?
Converts and the declaration of the first fruit offering – are converts full members of the Israelite community?

 Tax collectors 

Laws that facilitate Jewish warfare
Maintaining a siege on Shabbat

The laws of siqriqon

The convert and the freedman – the status of newcomers to Judaism.
Ritual purity and impurity of weapons and battle attire
Explanations for the destruction of the Temple

Roman taxes and customs 

The children of a convert – are converts full members of the Israelite community?
The convert and the freedman – the status of newcomers in Judaism.

A belief in a near rebuilding of the Temple

Responses to the destruction of the Temple and to the Roman persecution that followed the Bar Kokhba revolt

Responses to the destruction of the Temple

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