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.
How to cite this page
Berkenwald, Leah. "Telling the whole Hanukkah story." 16 December 2011. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on December 2, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/telling-whole-hanukkah-story>.