of the n. English According to , the ancient chest built by at ’s command to house the stone tablets inscribed with the . According to legend, it was a gold with two large on it. After King built the Temple in , the Ark of the Covenant was kept in the . It was lost during the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 c.e.

  1. noun

c.e. n. English The abbreviation for “Common Era.” When the date, often use the religiously neutral c.e. in place of a.d. ( ), which means “Year of Our .” This is because Jews don’t believe that is the Lord, although they do time according to the year of his birth. For example, a might write, “Columbus sailed to in 1492 c.e.” 1492 c.e. is identical to 1492 a.d.

Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish and life-cycle events, culture, , the and other sacred texts, and worship. Each entry has a guide and is cross-referenced to related terms.; “A JPS desk reference”–cover. (9). , PA: Jewish Publication Society.

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