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(d. 65 BCE) Hasmonean queen, sister of Simeon ben Shetach. After the death of her husband Aristobulus I, she freed his brother, Alexander Jannaeus from prison, and married him shortly thereafter, in accordance with the laws of yibbum. After her second husband's death, she ruled for nine years, during which the Jews prospered both politically and spiritually.


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Entry for 'Shalomtzion'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ckb/s/shalomtzion.html. 2012.

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