The Chanukah story does not battle against Greek culture

By |2018-11-25T11:39:51-07:00November 25th, 2018|Thoughts|

   Many people are mistakenly convinced that the Jewish holiday of Chanukah celebrates the victory of the Jewish religion over Hellenism and that the enemy was Greece. Neither supposed fact is true. The Jews in Judea, Egypt and other countries of the diaspora had a longstanding favorable relationship with the Greeks and Hellenism well before [...]