Destruction is spectacular in its speed. Rebuilding is incremental. Slow, focused Maccabees are what we need today.
As an active and engaged Jew now, I obviously don’t look on my own background as a dangerous symptom of Jewish decline.
Prepare to meet a man named “Young Jeffrey”
Never let anyone tell you you’re celebrating a Christmas rip-off again.
The more Ilan Rosenberg pondered the Chanukkah story, the more the Hollywood stunt performer came up with one explanation for how a group of Jewish guerilla fighters beat the much larger Greek army. Maybe the Maccabees had possessed superhuman powers.
Dear friends, winter is coming. And with the cold wind comes the war on Hanukkah. It’s real, and it’s Santa-shaped.
Sheldon Adelson’s new anti-BDS campus operation has picked David Brog, the head of the largest Christian Zionist organization, as its first leader.
Both Thankgiving and Hanukkah celebrate freedom from religious persecution. But we shouldn’t overlook the dark side of both holidays, Eliyahu Federman writes.
Is there a link between the word ‘macabre’ and the Maccabees? Could be. The word was coined in medieval days when Maccabees were revered as martyrs.