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Herodian Rule


Herod the Great was a Roman ruler in Israel whose acts were both terrible for the Jews and beneficial: he killed many members of Sanhedrin and people he considered threats, but he also renovated the Beit HaMikdash with grandeur.

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By James Tissot - Online Collection of Brooklyn Museum; Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2006, 00.159.130_PS1.jpg, Public Domain,

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