Worshipping the Greeks at the expense of the Jews.
Built for launching a campaign against Egypt.
Could it because they lacked a national identity?
Aphrodite and the Rabbis.
Battling the Gods.
The first universal morality.
What Seleucid inscriptions tell us.
Divine law vs. natural law.
An unresolved archaeological controversy.
Climate change, drought, earthquakes, invasions, rebellions.
Hanukkah reminds us that while both the Hebrew prophets and the Greek philosophers had a divine mission, the mission was not the same. (1967)
Scholars have thoroughly examined the Greco-Roman influence on the talmudic rabbis, to the neglect of the Iranian influence. No longer. (Interview by Alan Brill)