On the return of those Jews under the leadership of Zerubbabel they settled in and around Jerusalem. Their first major task was to build an altar and then rebuild the temple. When the foundations of the temple was completed and the daily sacrifices continued there was great rejoicing by the people.
- The return of the people.
- The build of the altar.
- Daily sacrifices and the Festival of Tabernacles.
- Celebrations as the rebuilding of the temple began.