Are the Temple’s Vessels Hidden in the Vatican?

Temple Vessels

Arch of Titus, courtesy of A. Hunter Wright, Wikimedia

Recently, a rabbi wrote a letter to the Vatican asking about the presence of the Temple vessels in its vaults. The Pope’s representative in Israel, Papal Nuncio Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto, responded that if the Vatican had Temple vessels in its possession it would have already returned them. Ami Magazine interviews Prof. Steven Fine and myself about how Jews came to believe that the vessels were in the Vatican and why it is historically impossible.

Read the full article here: The Vanished Vessels of the Beis Hamikdash

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