Friday, December 18, 2020

Schiffman on the sources for the Hanukkah story

PROFESSOR LAWRENCE H. SCHIFFMAN: PUTTING TOGETHER THE STORY OF CHANUKAH. THE ANCIENT SOURCES THAT TELL THE STORY OF THE CHASHMONA’IM. Professor Schiffman has posted a reprint of his recent article in Ami Magazine. It introduces 1-2 Maccabees and the much later Megillat Antiochus and Sefer Yosippon.

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