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Antiochus

A Different Type of Hero

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 02.14.2015 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

Judah's heroism was rooted in the purest of all sources, a zealous love of his religion. He fought not for his own selfish end, nor from a passion for victory on the battlefield.

Ascending Abraham's Nemesis

Stefan Szepesi | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Stefan Szepesi

What is the summit, exactly? The natural peak of Nemrut has remained covered for more than two millennia and the pyramid that sits on top of the mountain consists of hundreds of thousands of small stones, the debris of the larger than life godly statues at its foot.

The Greeks' Grudge

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 02.21.2012 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

The Torah teaches humankind to strive to be God-like. In contrast, the Greeks created gods who acted with less dignity than many humans. Thus, Torah in-and-of-itself was a threat to Greek culture and philosophy.

Judah the Maccabee's Five Lessons for Barack Obama

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aaron Zelinsky

From the story of Chanukah, we see how not to fight a guerrilla insurgency. From the Maccabees, we learn how to rally a people and a nation. Here are Chanukah's five geopolitical lessons.