Hellenism, Chanukah and the Jews

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Come engage in Chanukah and the 10th of Tevet in the Metropolitan Museum of Art!

Meet the challenges of Hellenism during the Second Temple Period in Judah.

Gain a better understanding of Greek Art, Mythology, Warfare, Poetry, Philosophy and also History, from a Jewish perspective.

From Alexander the Great to the Miracle of Chanukah and beyond, Hellenism has left its everlasting mark on Jewish (and Western) culture and identity.

Length: 2 hours or less

Must contact me to book a spot on any Public tour.

Text/call at 929-233-0950 or email info@torahintermedia.com

The Battles of Judah the Maccabee 

We tend to focus on the Miracle of the Oil, that lasted for eight days. But what really was the miracle of the Battles?

An additional presentation is available for schools and communities. Exploring the battles of the Maccabees with an in-depth understanding of the terrain, and recent archaeological discoveries which shed a new light on the story.

Below: Slideshow of pictures from the three publics tours on Sunday-Tuesday December 17-19, and a collage from Battles of Judah Maccabee in 7th grade girls at Barkai Yeshivah, Brooklyn (due to student privacy, photos of the activity were only posted on the school’s private social media)

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