With Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman discussing Chanukah & its historical sources


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Dec 10 2020 58 mins   19

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With Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman (Judge Abraham Lieberman Professorship in Hebrew & Judaic studies at NYU) discussing Chanukah and its historical sources.

We discussed 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, Megillas Ta'anis, Megillas Antiochus, Josephus, Josippon, and more.  Their history, who wrote them & when were they written, Nes Pach Shemen, and more.