Judas, Maccabeus, -161 B.C.

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Judas Maccabeus (d. 161 BCE) was a priest (Kohen) who led the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire (167–160 BCE). The Jewish festival of Hanukkah commemorates the restoration of worship at the Temple in Jerusalem in 164 BCE, after Judas Maccabeus removed the Hellenistic statuary.
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referencedIn Brölemann, Henri-Auguste, 1775-1854,. [Old French romances]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Harris, M. M. (Morrison Mose), 1883-1950. M.M. Harris posters, 1912 and 1918. Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Rabbi Morris Goldstein Library
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