Alexander Janneaus ruled (and also served as High Priest) in Jerusalem between 103 and 76 BCE. The books of Maccabees provide information for the start of this historical period, brought to an end by Herod the Great Now archaeological evidence has emerged in Jerusalem of his murderous reign
This Times of Israel article diuscusses the evidence and how the story was put together. We could ask the question, If YHWH was real, why did he allow these atrocities?
Find the story at this link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/mass-burial-site-uncovered-in-jerusalem-evidence-of-holy-kings-bloody-reign/