Fortress in Jerusalem - level 2

Fortress in Jerusalem - level 2

09-11-2015 15:00

People found a 2,000-year-old fortress in Jerusalem. It is around 250 metres long and 60 metres wide.

People were looking for this fortress for more than two centuries. Two thousand years ago, there were Greeks in the region. Historians say that the fortress is where Jewish rebels took Jerusalem back from the Greeks.

The holiday of Hanukkah marks this victory.

Difficult words: fortress (a large, strong building for protection), mark (to show something is special), victory (when you win).

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