“When Gorgias became governor of the region, he maintained a force of mercenaries. At every turn he kept attacking the Jews.”
There definitely is a change in tone when Gorgias became governor of Coele-syria after the death of Ptolemy. Gorgias attacked the Jews on every occasion. In 1 Maccabees, chapters 3 and 4, he played a major role in the battles with the Jews.