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Catholic News Service's Hanukkah Tweet Shows Ancient Jewish Temple's Destruction

A relief showed Roman soldiers carrying the spoils of the war, including a menorah from the destroyed ancient Temple of Jerusalem. Observers noted the problematic image.
A relief under Rome's Arch of Titus, built in the first century, shows a menorah being taken away from the Temple in Jerusalem. Source: DEA/Archivio J. Lange

Sometimes it's the most well-intended messages that go awry.

Catholic News Service, a U.S. denominational news agency, posted a tweet on Sunday that said: "Hanukkah began at sundown. Happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate!"

An accompanying photo to a project at Yeshiva University.

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