second half of history monarchy

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Who were the two persons most responsible for the reorganization of Jewish life during the period of Restoration (after the Babylonian exile)?

Ezra and Nehemiah

This person sought to make the Torah the basic rule of life restored in the community

Ezra (priest and scribe)

Through this person's leadership in religious and cultic reform, they wre a spark for spiritual unity

Ezra

A devout and wealthy Israelite who lived among the captives from the Northern Kingdom of Israel in 721 BC

Tobit

means "Jewish women" or "Jewess"

Judith

Through this person, God delivered the Jews from the Assyrians in a time of crisis

Judith

This person was a Jewish heroine and queen, works with her uncle Mordecai on the welfare of the Jews

Esther

The Feast of Purim celebrates the efforts of these two people

Esther and Mordecai

While this name refers to Judas, it has come to apply to this person's brothers and other supporters

Maccabee

Recounts the strong reaction to the attempted suppression of Judaism in Palestine in the second century, a revolt which brought religious and political freedom.

Maccabees

insists on fidelity to the law as the expression of Israel's love for God

1 Maccabees

The central event of this is the purification of the Temple

2 Maccabees

The purpose of this is to give a theological interpretation to the history of this time, the actual exploits of Judas are of less interest than God's marvelous interventions

2 Maccabees

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