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“Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valor.”
Jan. 26 2018 12:01AM
With help from a porcupine.
Dec. 14 2017 12:01AM
A modest suggestion for a new way of thinking about the original meaning of the word “Maccabee.”
Dec. 6 2017 12:01AM
“A rare and exciting find.”
Dec. 1 2017 12:01AM
The Hanukkah story didn’t end with the rededication of the Temple.
Dec. 30 2016 12:01AM
How the Hasmoneans changed halakhah.
Dec. 29 2016 12:01AM
Talmudic rabbis never forgave the combining of priesthood with the monarchy.
Dec. 28 2016 12:01AM
Just in time for Hanukkah.
Dec. 20 2016 12:01AM
In the Maccabees’ hometown.
June 9 2016 12:01AM
What Seleucid inscriptions tell us.
May 13 2016 12:01AM
An archaeological mystery solved?
Times of Israel
Nov. 6 2015 12:01AM
Archaeologists are reviving a 145-year-old hypothesis.
Oct. 1 2015 12:01AM
When Jews returned from exile, they brought the Babylonian calendar with them.
July 7 2015 12:01AM
Hanukkah may be one of the best-known Jewish holidays, but its status is anomalous if not marginal. The two books of Maccabees were excluded from. . .
Dec. 17 2014 12:01AM