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Nehemiah: (a) A minister in the Persian King Artaxerxes' court, he returned to Israel in 335 BCE to strengthen the fledgling Jewish commonwealth. Under his leadership, the walls surrounding Jerusalem were rebuilt, increasing the city's security against its hostile neighbors. Together with Ezra, he reintroduced the observance of laws of the Torah, many of which had been forgotten in exile. (b) A common Jewish name.
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A biblical history of the Jews
After the seventy-year exile in Babylon, many of the Jewish people return to their homeland under the leadership of Ezra.
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