Maccabees

Where a Libyan Jew from the 2nd century BCE saw the hand of God, his counterparts in Judea saw human courage.

Daniel R. Schwartz
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

A rabbi’s provocative thesis.

Hayyim Angel
Nov. 26 2021 12:01AM

From the books of Maccabees to the Jewish sections of the Soviet Communist party.

Sept. 9 2019 12:01AM

And American Jews needn’t be hypocrites.

Jonathan Tobin
Dec. 6 2018 12:01AM

Two competing responses to blood in the sanctuary.

Danny Schiff
Dec. 5 2018 12:01AM

Evidence of a bustling Hellenistic metropolis.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Sept. 7 2018 12:01AM

Il Vecchio Testamento.

Matt Page
Aug. 29 2018 12:01AM

And may help clarify Jerusalem’s borders at the time.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Aug. 9 2018 12:01AM

“Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valor.”

Jan. 26 2018 12:01AM

With help from a porcupine.

Daniel Eisenbud
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.”

Daniel Eisenbud
Dec. 1 2017 12:01AM