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A well-known story in the Babylonian Talmud explains why Bilga's family, one of the priestly families in Jerusalem, was punished: "Our rabbis taught: 'It happened that Miriam, a daughter of Bilga, became an apostate and married a Greek officer. When the Greeks entered the Sanctuary, she entered with them, stamped with her sandal on the mizbeyakh [altar] and cried out, "Wolf, wolf, how long will you...