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The Maccabees

The Maccabees are a fraternal organization, named for the Maccabees of Jewish history that successfully revolted and restored the temple in Jerusalem. My knowledge is thin here, so I’m trying to give basic information so that I am less likely to make a mistake. The Knights of the Maccabees, founded in Canada in the late 1800s, primarily provided insurance at reasonable costs to its members, and for a while in the 20th century was fully transformed into an insurance company.

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