You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Telling the whole Hanukkah story

Hanukkah isn't only a story about Judah Maccabee and the miracle of the oil. It's also the story of Judith, a young widow who risked her life to murder the leader of the Assyrian army and secure a victory for the people Israel.

Learn more about inspiring Judiths at jwa.org.

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share
More on: Hanukkah, Bible,
0 Comments
Subscribe to Jewish Women, Amplified and get notifications sent to your email.

How to cite this page

Berkenwald, Leah. "Telling the whole Hanukkah story." 16 December 2011. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on July 27, 2017) <https://jwa.org/blog/telling-whole-hanukkah-story>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

The JWA Podcast

listen now

Poll

What Does America Need Right Now?

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Twitter

2 hr
We're so excited about this! Thanks for the article! :)
3 hr
Love this piece, which uses architecture as an apt metaphor for why Ivanka's book is so tone-deaf. https://t.co/tA5kmcWBo6
3 hr
Read all about the important issue of how to stop sexual assault in schools. https://t.co/Fptl5ObVVu https://t.co/Srqd8Nt3Bm