With help from a porcupine.
“A rare and exciting find.”
The Hanukkah story didn’t end with the rededication of the Temple.
How the Hasmoneans changed halakhah.
Talmudic rabbis never forgave the combining of priesthood with the monarchy.
Just in time for Hanukkah.
In the Maccabees’ hometown.
What Seleucid inscriptions tell us.
An archaeological mystery solved?
Archaeologists are reviving a 145-year-old hypothesis.
When Jews returned from exile, they brought the Babylonian calendar with them.
Hanukkah may be one of the best-known Jewish holidays, but its status is anomalous if not marginal. The two books of Maccabees were excluded from. . .