Answer: probably with the fall of the (northern) kingdom of Israel and the scattering of its population by the Assyrians in 722 BCE, when Judea became the sole sovereign Israelite entity.
Ooh boy—that’s a great question. Here are a few, to titillate the palate:
- Are we there, yet?
- Why isn’t God allowing Moses to enter the Holy Land? Isn’t that mean, considering all he’s done?