The liberation of Tel Iztabba.
The mystery of Horvat Tefen.
“The stories of the Maccabees are coming to life before our eyes.”
A wealth of artifacts.
In a major hub of the Maccabean revolt.
Some back-of-the-envelope sociology of American Jewry.
The Hasmoneans’ winter palace.
Evidence of one of the city’s golden ages.
Hebraism vs. which Hellenism?
Were the Hasmoneans really outnumbered?
The bloody reign of Alexander Yannai.
Talmudic rabbis never forgave the combining of priesthood with the monarchy.
Alexander the Great and the high priest, or a Hasmonean king and Antiochus?