If an ancient Selucid asked you for directions, would you be able to show him back to his continent and to his period in history?
Thanksgiving and Hanukkah remind us to be grateful not just for the success, but even for the struggle.
The Jewish revolt against the Greeks sets a precedent as the world's first religious war.
The Chanukah story is filled with the dedication and heroism of Jewish women.
The story of Chana and her seven sons is one of the most heartrending in all of Jewish history.
For the Maccabees, it was not physical life at stake, but the spiritual life of the Jew.