The End of the World

According to the good folk at Wikipedia, this is the day in the year 70 that Titus attacked Jerusalem’s third wall in an all out assault on the city.

From that point things go badly for the Israelites…

Bishop Akiba's Dream: And Visions of Zen in North America
Went to See Hell or High Water. Liked it. Quite a bit.
Shunryu Suzuki on Breathing
Clark Strand's Green Koans