The Jewish Story Episode 5: The Hanukah Revolt

Posted by Mike Feuer on December 22, 2016
Topics: The Jewish Story, Hanukah

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In this episode of The Jewish Story, Rabbi Mike Feuer describes the rise of Hellenistic Judaism as the background for the Hanukah story. Judah and his brothers rose in revolt because they understood that identity is a matter of life and death.


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About Mike Feuer

Mike teaches Hassidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. Mike has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. Click here to read more.

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