14 12, 2014

Hanukkah was changed by rabbis

By |2014-12-14T11:37:59-07:00December 14th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                Misconceptions about Hanukkah     Many people have wrong ideas about the Jewish holiday Hanukkah. The following are a few examples:   Hanukkah does not celebrate a victory over Greeks. The Greeks ruled many kingdoms as a result of Alexander’s conquests in the third century BCE, such as Egypt and Syria. [...]

14 12, 2012

Misconceptions about Hanukkah

By |2012-12-14T11:05:54-07:00December 14th, 2012|Thoughts|

                                                                                  By Israel Drazin     Many people have wrong ideas about the Jewish holiday Hanukkah. The following are a few examples:   Hanukkah does not celebrate a victory over Greeks. The Greeks ruled many kingdoms as a result of Alexander’s conquests, such as Egypt and Greece. Judea, the name Israel had at [...]