A Jewish democracy activist joins us to talk about the oppression of the Uighurs in western China, and whether the Jewish experience has any survival strategies to offer.

Jan. 12 2023 12:01AM

Judith was beloved by medieval Jews.

Jack Zaientz
Dec. 23 2022 12:01AM

The Maccabees fought with heroic strength against the exaltation of heroic strength.

Cole Aronson
Dec. 22 2022 12:01AM

Just in time for Hanukkah.

Times of Israel
Dec. 21 2022 12:01AM

What the Maccabees called their enemies reveals much about how both cultures saw themselves and what the conflict between them meant for the world.

Dec. 21 2022 12:01AM

“Ozymandias” is a story not only of Egypt, but of nation after nation throughout history—except one.

Dec. 19 2022 12:01AM

An official report likened the ouster of the Turks to the defeat of the Seleucid Greeks by the Maccabees.

Dec. 13 2022 12:01AM

Together with a cache of looted artifacts.

Michael Horovitz
Nov. 28 2022 12:01AM

Setting the record straight.

Jerold Auerbach
Dec. 6 2021 12:01AM

Nicanor, commander of the elephant cavalry.

Elliot Goldberg
Dec. 2 2021 12:01AM

A Seleucid sling stone.

Times of Israel
Dec. 1 2021 12:01AM

The final, often-skipped stanza of the popular Hanukkah candle-lighting song Ma’oz Tsur presented the late rabbi with an unusual challenge.

Nov. 30 2021 12:01AM

A rabbi’s provocative thesis.

Hayyim Angel
Nov. 26 2021 12:01AM