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Judea

(jo͞odē`ə): see JudaeaJudaea
or Judea
[Lat. from Judah], region, Greco-Roman name for S Palestine. It varied in size in different periods. In the time of Jesus it was both part of the province of Syria and a kingdom ruled by the Herods.
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Judaea

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the S division of ancient Palestine, succeeding the kingdom of Judah: a Roman province during the time of Christ
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Blumenfield, in a statement, called the closure at Temple Judea "a tragedy," blaming a "failed budget system.
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The European Union on Monday denied a report in the Israeli media that it was delaying a decision to label products from Zionist communities in Judea, Samaria and Eastern Jerusalem, AFP reported.
It is observed that for political and financial reasons, buses in Judea and Samaria are infrequent, and hitchhiking home has become a way of life for residents across Judea and Samaria and is a widely accepted - and common - practice.
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In a note to the finance minister, the union said, 'According to press reports, Dexia Israel Bank, which provides loans to local authorities in collaboration with the Treasury, announced to Judea and Samaria local authorities that it will end its contact with them.
And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Judea, art not least among the princes of Judea; for out of thee shall come a Governor that shall rule my people Israel.
All Pilate had to do as governor of Judea was to accumulate taxes and tributes--some of which he kept for himself, of course--and keep the citizenry in line through laws and judgments.
The Israeli community of Efrat is located in Gush Etzion, a block of Jewish communities in Judea, south of Bethlehem.
Cleese, The Peoples Front of Judea or is it the Judea People's Front?
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