The book the rabbis loved but rejected from the Bible

By |2017-12-06T08:11:09-07:00December 6th, 2017|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

  The book “The Wisdom of Ben Sira” was composed around the year 180 BCE by Yeshua ben (son of) Eleazar ben (son of) Sira, about a decade before the 167 BCE onset of the Chanukah story. It is a book that the rabbis did not include in the Hebrew Bible despite respecting it immensely [...]