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Hillel II

(ca. 330–365). Jewish patriarch ca. 350–365; said to be a descendant of Hillel* I; friend of Julian*the Apostate. To make it possible for Jews outside Palestine to determine festival days, he revealed the rules by which the Jewish calendar is calculated.

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