Tag: maccabean revolt

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

10/27 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

Hasmonean Coin Hoard Comes to Light at Modi’in

06/20 | After 2,140 years, a hoard of silver coins dating to the Hasmonean Period has once again seen the light of day.   Read more…

Posted in News, Daily Life and Practice.

Hasmonean Jerusalem Exposed in Time for Hanukkah

12/04 | Hasmonean era no longer absent from Jerusalem’s archaeological record as archaeologists uncover a large structure in the City of David.   Read more…

Posted in News, Jerusalem.


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