A Pittsburgh rabbi calls on Jews to follow in the footsteps of the Maccabees this Hanukkah with a rededication to Jewish practice
Bookworm: So what if the festival of lights has some magic?
And if we can’t see it in theaters, it should be streamed into our homes
To the Talmudic rabbis, a miracle is more plausible than the notion that their sources were incorrect
In a strange new Kindle Single, Heaven and Mel, Joe Eszterhas again recounts the unmaking of a Maccabee epic
The Shomrim, ultra-Orthodox anti-crime patrols, trace their roots to 1964 Crown Heights, when refugees from Poland refused to cede their blocks
Creating Jewishness in a post-religious age: Leon Uris’ Exodus and S.Y. Agnon’s Only Yesterday paint Israel’s history in broad and fine strokes
A new book offers a history of Jewish terrorism in Israel from the Maccabees to the present
Watching James Cameron’s CGI epic and reconsidering the Hanukkah story
A haftorah of miracles and memory
From the archives: One young family attempts to navigate the treacherous waters of Greedikah
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