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A biblical history of the Jews
The Hasmoneans form a band of guerilla fighters called the Maccabees to defeat the wave of Hellenistic assimilation. After their miraculous victory, however, new troubles arose that would ultimately lead to the destruction of the Second Temple.
A biblical history of the Jews
Toward the end of the Second Temple Era, the influence of Hellenistic values became a threat to Jewish existence.
When the Temple is rebuilt and we thank G-d for having annihilated the Greeks, we will not be thanking Him for something no longer relevant.
When the Temple is rebuilt and we thank G-d for having annihilated the Greeks, we will not be thanking Him for something no longer relevant.
I had only one question I was trying to get an answer to: Have the rules of love changed as our society has become more technologically dependent?
Is there any evidence that Jewish thought and philosophy had an influence on the Greeks?
A sinner’s unbreakable connection to her people
We are looking back at our history through the story of a young woman who obviously went through unspeakable horrors. In desperation, she gave up, she felt she couldn’t fight; she was angry and then rebellious...
The Jews and Greeks could have learned so much from each other! Instead, the extremists of both sides hit the battlefield
Hedonism and ascetics are two sides of this same Hellenic coin: when the soul (flame) meets the body (wick), either the flame gutters out, or it consumes the wick leaving only formless soot behind...
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