Seforimchatter

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

December 10, 2020 Seforimchatter Season 2 Episode 19
Seforimchatter
With Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman discussing Chanukah & its historical sources
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Seforimchatter
With Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman discussing Chanukah & its historical sources
Dec 10, 2020 Season 2 Episode 19
Seforimchatter

#47.
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. 



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#47.
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.