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  II Maccabees 12-3: An Exegesis
.... presence in his or her life. In Maccabees the Jews are drowned at the wicked hands of the people of Joppa. Yet their deaths serve as a ....
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Individual Beliefs and Life
.... killed, obviously suffer. But as 2 Maccabees makes plain, so do the Jews who agree to abandon Jewish law. There are no guarantees ....
(2664 11 )

Treasures Old and New: Essays on the Theology of the Pentateuch
.... It was here that the Jews went from a passive to an active role in defending themselves, being willing to break the law a few times to .... "The Maccabees made a ....
(2676 11 )

The Maccabean Revoltto
.... Feuerlicht, Roberta Strauss. The Fate of the Jews. New York: Times Books, 1983. Pearlman, Moshe. The Maccabees. New York: Macmillan, 1973. Rappaport, Uriel. ....
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Major beliefs of Judaism
.... Great Rome. In 2 Maccabees, the Jerusalem Jews have some degree of autonomy but are being besieged by (polytheistic) Syria. The text ....
(2750 11 )

Judaism's Communal Orientation
.... the holiday of Simchat Torah, meaning "Rejoicing of the Torah." Hanukkah commemorates the Maccabees military victory .... In Israel, Jews plant trees on Tu B'Shvat. ....
(1560 6 )

ANCIENT GREEK AND HEBREW THOUGHT
.... He ordered the forcible Hellenization of all Jews. .... The group of what we today call "Maccabees" defeated a far more powerful army, and retook Jerusalem around ....
(1688 7 )

Jewish Movement of Hasidism
.... force, but the novels also contributed to this decline so that many Jews no longer .... The Talmud and the books of the Maccabees refer to the second-century BCE ....
(2479 10 )

Hasidism Hasidism is a Jewish movement dati
.... force, but the novels also contributed to this decline so that many Jews no longer .... The Talmud and the books of the Maccabees refer to the second-century BCE ....
(2479 10 )

Jesus and Social and Cultural Outcasts
.... Luke 2:47) was plainly not so at age 30: The Nazarene Jews proceed to .... of the Pharisees in the third century BC, with the revolt of the Maccabees, during which ....
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Biblical Truth: A Discussion
.... only comprise the Apocrypha: Sirach, Wisdom, Baruch, 1 and 2 Maccabees, Tobit, and .... The Jews established a tradition of close study of scripture texts that was ....
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