Judaism Essay

1. Paper should be 1500 words long NOT including title page and references.
2. Paper should include 3 academic sources. 

Essay Question: 

Why was the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem such a pivotal point in Jewish history? How has Judaism adapted its worship and rituals to a time when it no longer has a temple or a priesthood? After its destruction, which elements of Judaism could be continued essentially as is, which had to be altered greatly, and which had to be discontinued? What innovations or new elements of Judaism were instituted in the post-Temple period — and why?