one day Abraham and Sarah wanted a baby but they could not, due to their age. god spoke to them and told them that they will have a baby (isaac) and the patriarchs and matriarchs were chosen by god to rule the jewish people into a life long relationship with god.
there was a new king of egypt and he felt threatened because of the strength of the israelites. the king of egypt decided to kill every new born baby. after the israelite people left egypt most people were following moses because he was guiding them to mount sinai. moses led the people there because he was told by god.
there is a period of time called monarchy. this was because most people wanted their own king. god makes that wish for them and the israelites have many kings to rule them. one day there was a disagreement between the tribes living in the promised land so it becomes divided into israel in the north and judah in the south.
alexander the great conquered palestine. after his death the land he conquered was divided by the generals of his army. palestine was divided between two generals. the two gerenals ruled palestine for 150 years. the generals were in syria and egypt. for about 100 years after the kings death palestine was ruled by egypt. galiee was known as gallilee of gentiles. the greek control ended in year 198 b.c.e and the romans won over syrian greeks. the greek contorol made a event. a group of rebels formed and they were known as the zealots.
romans were one of the strongest people ever. the romans conquered a piece of land. they started choosing leaders from the conquered people themselves to rule on behalf of the romans. the romans chose an idumean jew named herod to rule the people of israel.