The Scroll of Antiochus in its many forms.

Marc Michaels
Dec. 29 2023 12:01AM

Two German rabbis come out of hiding.

Rebecca Blady and Jeremy Borovitz
Dec. 15 2023 12:01AM

The holiday’s uncomfortable lesson.

Arynne Wexler
Dec. 13 2023 12:01AM

What makes this miracle different from the other miracles?

Mois Navon
Dec. 12 2023 12:01AM

Lessons from ceramic shards.

Yaakov Schwartz
Dec. 11 2023 12:01AM

“In exile, not only is history unfinished, but so is poetry.”

Yitz Landes
Dec. 8 2023 12:01AM

And the origins of myths about it.

Dec. 7 2023 12:01AM

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