From the Maccabees to the Mishnah

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Why The Mishnah Is the Best Jewish Book You’ve Never Read

This almost 2,000-year-old text flies under the radar -- but it's immensely important to Jewish life.

The Book of Second Maccabees

A Diaspora perspective with an emphasis on martyrdom

Why Were the Rabbis So Uncomfortable With the Maccabees?

At Hanukkah, shifting the focus from militarism to miracles.