King Herod governed Judea with an iron fist during the final four decades before the common era, at a time when the Romans ruled the entire Middle East. Aside from being a ruthless tyrant, he was a great builder, as well as a descendant of the Hasmonean (Maccabee) family and final link to their dynasty. His career highlighted the tensions of assimilation (Hellenization) that are keys to understanding Hanukkah.
Join Peter as he leads us on a virtual journey of the places Herod made famous including Caesarea, Masada and Herodium; a tour climaxing with a celebration of Hanukkah for the ages.
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