See Martin Hengel, Judaism and Hellenism: Studies in Their Encounter in Palestine during the Early Hellenistic Period, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1974). For a later period, see Baruch Lifshitz, “L’Hellenisation des juifs de Palestine: A propos des inscriptions de Besara (Beth Shearim),” Revue biblique 72 (1965), pp. 520–538; “Du nouveau sur l’hellenisation des Juifs en Palestine,” Euphrosyne, new series 4 (1970), pp. 113–133.