Unformatted text preview: -There were Jews in the community that felt it was possible that they could be Jewish and compete athletically at the gym. o Mark of the covenant o Marks the Jew as a member of that community o Begins with violence within the Jewish community o Maccabees direct their violence against the Jews who conform to the others’ wishes?-...
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- Spring '08
- Judaism, polytheistic systems, willing slaves, heathen rule