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Group of Jewish rebel warriors who took control of Judea

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Father Simon Says
FSS 11Father Simon Says – January 1, 2022 – How Are We Saved? [Encore]

Father Simon Says

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 49:52


1 Mc 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63 Father begins Maccabees giving historical details, including what the mark of the covenant was Lk 18:35-43 What are we saved by? Mass hysteria: Father talks about worshipad orientem Word of the Day: PleaseLetters: Question about scapular enrollment Father answers a question about Jesus' two natures Letter talking about proper attire for mass Why do Catholics have to be buried in the ground?

Father Simon Says
Father Simon Says – January 01, 2021 – How Are We Saved? [Encore]

Father Simon Says

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 49:52


1 Mc 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63 Father begins Maccabees giving historical details, including what the mark of the covenant was Lk 18:35-43 What are we saved by? Mass hysteria: Father talks about ad orientem worship Word of the Day: Please Letters: Question about scapular enrollment Father answers a question about Jesus' two natures Letter talking about proper attire for mass Why do Catholics have to be buried in the ground?

Rabbi Zushe Greenberg
The Modern Maccabees (Parshat Va'era)

Rabbi Zushe Greenberg

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 17:44


The Modern Maccabees Ryan Turell gave up full scholarships for Kosher & Shabbos. #Parshat #Va'era

Behind the Bima
Special Guests - YU Macs Coach Steinmetz & Ryan Turell

Behind the Bima

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 72:45


Yeshiva University announced Elliot Steinmetz as its head men's basketball coach on April 28, 2014. Steinmetz, a 2002 graduate of YU's Sy Syms School of Business who lettered on YU's basketball team for three seasons from 1999-02, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the men's basketball program while ensuring the academic success of its student-athletes. He has served with distinction as head coach of the varsity basketball team at North Shore Hebrew Academy High School and of the gold medal-winning United States 18 and Under Boys Basketball Team for the Maccabiah Games in Israel. Steinmetz has led the men's basketball team to an appearance in the Skyline Conference Championships during each of his first six years as head coach, including capturing the first Skyline title and NCAA Tournament bid in program history in 2017-18. He led the Maccabees to another Skyline Tournament crown in 2019-20. That year, the Macs made history by winning two NCAA Tournament games to secure their first ever berth in the Sweet 16, before the rest of the winter and spring seasons were canceled. Ryan Turell was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Player of the Week twice (11/30 and 12/14), selected to the D3hoops.com Preseason All-America First Team (11/2),was selected to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week twice (11/16 and 11/30), was named the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association Divisions II-III Player of the Week three times (12/7, 12/14, and 12/21), was named the Skyline Conference Player of the Week four times (11/16, 11/29, 12/6, and 12/13), and earned a spot on the Skyline Conference Weekly Honor Roll (11/22).  00:00 - Intro16:30 - Interview1:02:13 - OutroConnect with Rabbi Efrem Goldberg: Website: https://rabbiefremgoldberg.org/Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/efrem.goldbergTwitter: http://twitter.com/rabbigoldbergRabbi Efrem Goldberg is the Senior Rabbi of the Boca Raton Synagogue (BRS), a rapidly-growing congregation of over 800 families and over 1,000 children in Boca Raton, Florida. BRS is the largest Orthodox Synagogue in the Southeast United States. Rabbi Goldberg's warm and welcoming personality has helped attract people of diverse backgrounds and ages to feel part of the BRS community, reinforcing the BRS credo of 'Valuing Diversity and Celebrating Unity. Rabbi Philip Moskowitz serves as Associate Rabbi at Boca Raton Synagogue (BRS). His warm personality and dynamic, positive spirit make people of all backgrounds and ages feel a part of the BRS community. Rabbi Moskowitz officiates at life cycle events, provides pastoral counseling, and serves as halachic advisor and close confidante to hundreds of members. Beyond the engaging and relevant Shabbat morning sermons, delivered to multiple, diverse minyanim, and the numerous regular classes and shiurim in the Shul, Rabbi Moskowitz regularly teaches Torah in private homes, local day schools, and the community at large. Rabbi Josh Broide is the Director of the Deborah & Larry D. Silver Center for Jewish Engagement (CJE), a Division of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. He is also the Founder & Director of the Boca Raton Jewish Experience (BRJE), a rapidly growing outreach and engagement program in Boca Raton, Florida. In addition he also works as the Outreach Rabbi at Boca Raton Synagogue (BRS), one of the largest Modern Orthodox Synagogues in North America.

Hebrew Nation Online
Calming Harp Episode #51

Hebrew Nation Online

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 28:00


During this season of the year, many people's attention is turned towards the coming of our Redeemer Yashua as well as the Festival of Light that commemorates the Maccabee's rededication of the temple in Jerusalem. As I have meditated on many of the Psalms, I have found many of them are prophetically proclaiming the coming of the Messiah who would be from the lineage of David. In this episode of Calming Harp, we will look at some of those Psalms as well as listen to some harp music that has the Light of the World as its theme and inspiration. As you listen, I pray that you will be encouraged to be light to the ever darkening world around us. Produced by – Steve Rees – Harpist If you like what you hear please subscribe: www.youtube.com/peregrinnatti To find us on Social Media: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/peregrinnatti Calming Harp Page: https://www.facebook.com/Calming-Harp… If you would like to write a testimony of how this music has helped you email me at: steve@calmingharp.com To purchase CDs and MP3s go to our website: https://calmingharp.com/ To donate to the ministry of the Calming Harp: https://calmingharp.com/marketplace Steve Rees has been producing Harp Music from the Psalms of David for the past 20 years. He has discovered a connection between the Hebrew text of the Psalms and music notes that develop into chord progressions that form the basis for musical compositions that have been appreciated by thousands of followers. We invite you to join the many lives that have been positively affected by this wonderful music.

Knowing Faith
#132 – Season 7 Q&A

Knowing Faith

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 47:25


Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley answer questions from listeners.Questions Covered in This Episode:“Jen, I have heard you at least twice talk about situations where it's ok to lie → I think you used the phrase “truth to whom truth is due” → How does that fit with scriptures' admonitions against lying? You guys are some of the best bible teachers I know so obviously you're not saying to just lie whenever. Please help! Thanks Jen for all the work you do keeping JT and Kyle in line and on track!”“What do you think of the conversations about how we should not refer to ourselves as sinners once we're saved?”Who is having this argument?“JT, if God knew his plan of unconditional election would send the majority of people he created to hell, why did he create man at all?”“What's your best marriage advice?”What do you think of the idea of dating your spouse?“Thoughts on Christians reading apocryphal documents?”“What is your favorite book that you read in 2021, and what books are you reading now?”“How should believers regard secular art/entertainment with obviously biblical themes? I watched Dune this weekend and found it to have a lot of biblical themes. Are all works of art/entertainment just outworkings of the ultimate story of the bible?”“How would you clearly define the gospel?”“My six year old wants to know if we will see the Holy Spirit in heaven?”“JT, what was the title of your PhD thesis and can you summarize it in a few sentences?”“What's the difference between women teaching in the church and pastoring?”“The concept of predestination is really confusing. Could you explain its basic tenets?”“What's your favorite thing about being in ministry?”Best books on church planting?Helpful Definitions:Sinner: One who is separated from God, alienated, fundamentally unrighteous, and in Adam or under the federal headship of Adam.Apocryphal Documents: Noncanonical documents (or books) that are related to the history of stories you might find in the Bible, adjacently, directly or indirectly, that speak to some of the issues of the Jewish people. For example: the intertestamental period, 1 & 2 Maccabees.The Gospel: Life, death, burial, resurrection, and ascension of Christ mean that I am free from sin's penalty, I am being freed from sin's power, and I will one day be free from sin's presence.Predestination: God chose a people for himself (Romans 9, Genesis 12) so that he might receive glory among all peoples, all nations, all tribes, forever.Resources Mentioned in This Episode:Exodus 1:15-22, Hebrews 10:14, Romans 9:19-23, John 3:16, 1 Timothy 3 , Titus 1, Genesis 12“Grant” by Ron Chernow“Band of Brothers” HBO Series“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Safran Foer“Jesus and John Wayne” by Kristin Kobes Du Mez“The Lymond Chronicles” by Dorothy Dunnentt“The Red Rising Series” by Pierce Brown“Live No Lies” by John Mark Comer“Band of Brothers” by Stephen E. Ambrose“Dune”“The Stories We Tell” by Mike CosperThe West Wing Series“Planting Missional Churches” by Ed Stetzer“Center Church” by Tim Keller“Deep Discipleship” by JT English“Sojourners and Strangers” by Gregg R. Allison“The Church” by Mark DeverApple podcast review! patreon.com/knowingfaithAmazon affiliate links are used where appropriate. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases, thank you for supporting Knowing Faith.Sponsors:Explore the Southern Seminary degrees designed to equip you to do even more to advance the cause of Christ and His Kingdom: SBTS.EDU/EXPLORE.To learn more about our sponsors please visit our website.Follow Us:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | WebsiteSupport Knowing Faith and Become a Patron:patreon.com/knowingfaith

UNTOLD RADIO AM
Untold Radio AM Bruce Maccabee – Legendary UFO Researcher and Navy Physicist

UNTOLD RADIO AM

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 121:34


Bruce spent his early years in Rutland, Vt. After high school he studied physics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass (B.S. in physics) and then at The American University, Washington, DC (M.S. and Ph. D. in physics). In 1972 he began his long (36 year) career at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, presently headquartered at Dahlgren, Virginia. He has worked on optical data processing, generation of underwater sound with lasers, various aspects of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) and Navy ship defense using high powerlasers and the development of optical sensors for use in detecting deadly materials commonly used in CBW (chemical and biological warfare). Bruce Maccabee has been active in UFO research since late 1960s when he joined the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP) and was active in research and investigation for NICAP until its demise in 1980. He became a member of MUFON in 1975 and was subequently appointed to the position of state Director for Maryland, a position he held for about 30 years. In 1979 he was instrumental in establishing the Fund for UFO Research and was the chairman for the about 13 years. He presently serves on the National Board of the Fund.His UFO research and investigations (which are completely unrelated to his Navy work) have included the Kenneth Arnold sighting (Jun 24, 1947), the McMinnville, Oregon (Trent) photos of 1950, the Gemini 11 astronaut photos of September, 1966, the Skylab 3 astronaut sighting of September, 1973, the New Zealand sightings of December, 1978, the Japan Airlines (JAL1628) sighting of November 1986, the numerous sightings of Ed Walters and others in Gulf Breeze, Florida, 1987 - 1988, the "red bubba" sightings,1990-1992 (including his own sighting in September, 1991), the Mexico City video of August, 1997, the Phoenix lights sightings of March 13, 1997 at 10 PM, the Mexican Air Force case of March, 2004, the Iran Jet Case of Sept. 1976 and many others. He has also done historical research and was the first to obtain the "flying disc file" of the FBI (the REAL X-Files!).Dr. Maccabee is the author or coauthor of about three dozen technical articles and more than a hundred UFO articles since 1970, including many which appeared in the MUFON Journal and MUFON Symposium proceedings. He wrote the last chapter of "The Gulf Breeze Sightings" by Edward and Frances Walters (Morrow, 1990). He wrote the UFO history chapter of the book "UFOs: Zeugen und Zeichen," published in Germany in 1995. He is co-author withEdward Walters of "UFOs Are Real, Here's The Proof," (Avon Books, 1997), he is the author of "The UFO/FBI Connection" (Llewellyn Books, May, 2000) and the updated and expanded version, "The FBI CIA UFO Connection" (Amazon, 2014). He is the author of a unique novel, "Abduction in My Life," (November, 2000) and the expanded version, "Abduction In My Family" (Amazon, 2015). Two more recent books are "Three Minutes in June, the UFO sighting that changed the World" (Amazon, 2017) and "The Legacy of 1952, the Year of the UFO" (Amazon 2018). He is listed in Who's Who in Technology Today and American Men and Women of Science and he has appeared in over 200 radio, TV and internet shows and documentaries.Bruce is an accomplished pianist and organist who performed at the 1997 and 1999 MUFON symposia. He lives in Ohio.SOME PUBLISHED ARTICLESMaccabee, B., "Strong Magnetic Field Detected Following a Sighting of an Unidentified Flying Object," Journal of Scientific Exporation 8, 347 (1994)Maccabee, B., "Water Spout UFO Photographed, " MUFON Journal, Nov. 1994Maccabee, B., "The Arnold Phenomenon," January/February and March/April issues of the International UFO Reporter (CUFOS) (1995)Maccabee, B., "Raining on Sagans Parade," MUFON Journal, January, 1996Maccabee, B., "The White Sands Films," International UFO Reporter, (CUFOS) Vol. 21, #1, Spring, 1996Maccabee, B., "Illegitimate Science? A Personal Story," Journal of Scientific Exploration 10, 269(1996)Maccabee, B., "Acceleration," Proceedings of the International MUFON Symposium, 1996Maccabee, B., "The Nightline UFO Video," MUFON Journal, Dec. 1996Maccabee, B., "The First Sighting," Proceedings of the International MUFON Symposium, 1997Maccabee, B., "UFOs, the Real Thing or the Wrong Impression," Shutterbug Magazine, Aug. & Sept. 1997Maccabee, B., "My Mission from the Ashtar Command," International UFO Reporter, Winter, 1997-1998Maccabee, B., "Preliminary Report on the Mexico City Video of August 6, 1997," MUFON Journal, April, 1998Maccabeem B., "Flying Peanut or Double UFO," MUFON Journal, January, 1999Maccabee, B., "Phoenix Lights Revisited," MUFON Journal, Feb. 1999Maccabee, B., "Immediate High ALert: The Mystery of December 6, 1960," Proceedings of the 1999 MUFON International Symposium. (this latter is the 100th published research paper on UFOs)Maccabee, B., "Optical Power Output of an Unidentified High Altitude Light Source," published in the Journal of Scientific Exploration, Vol 13, #2,1999Maccabee, B., "Atmosphere or UFO," published in the Journal of Scientific Exploration Vol 13, #3, 1999Maccabee, B., "Prosaic Explanations, the Failure of UFO Skepticism," published in Infinite Energy Magazine, Issue #29, 2000; complete version in the Proceedings of the International MUFON Symposium, 2000SOME MEDIA APPEARANCESDr. Maccabee has been interviewed by print, radio and TV media numerous times since 1978. He has also appeared in a number of documentaries. Here are some of them:A Current Affair TV show, April 1992Unsolved Mysteries (Guardian case), Feb. 1993Fred Fiske Radio Show on National Public Radio (Feb. 93 repeated twice during the year)Sonya Live on CNN, July, 1993WHAG Radio in Hagerstown (12 appearances as of summer 1996)Area 2000 Radio Show (Art Bell) in Las Vegas (summer 1993)WHPK in Chicago (Oct., 1993)Encounters TV Show (Feb. 1994)Dreamland Radio Show (June, 1994)Central TV in London (interviewed, summer, 1994)Sightings (Sep. 1994)Kiviat-Green productions - Aug., 1995Italian TV interview in San Marino (Sept., 1995)A&E TV documentary, Where are all the UFOs , shown April, 1996Four Point Productions for the Learning ChannelFOX TV Special on Aliens landing (INDEPENDENCE DAY MOVIE TIE-IN)NIGHTLINE TV show, July 16, 1996Transmedia Productions of Paramount House, London, first shown in the fall 1996London Weekend Television , shown in the fall,1996Discovery Channel, UFOS DOWN TO EARTH ,Dec. 1996Sightings, January, 1997Fox TV Best Video Evidence , August, 1997The "Zoh Show" and 20th Century Radio with Zoh and Bob Heironimus on WCBM radio in Baltimore numerous times, 1997-1998The John Koon Radio Show, Radio South Africa, Dec. 1997Twentieth Century Radio with Bob Heironimus, March, 1999Top Ten Unexplained Mysteries, The Learning Channel, Jan. 2000The Julie Briggs Show on WMTR Radio, January, 2000The Tex-Files TV show of Fox4 News, February, 2000Fox TV "Best Video Evidence, Part 2," May, 2000Mike Seigel Show, June, 2000Radio 630CHED, Edmonton, Alberta, July, 2000CBS TV affiliate, Edmonton Alberta, July, 2000SPEAKER AT RECENT CONFERENCESHe has spoken at many conferences over the last 40 years. Here are some of them.Prince Georges Community College,FUFOR Symposium, Aug. 1996REAL X FILES Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany, Feb. 1997Hakui (Japan) Space and UFO Museum Conference, March, 1997Maryland MUFON Symp in Bethesda, May 1997MUFON International Symposium, Grand Rapid, MI, July,1997National UFO Conference, Springfield, OH, Sept. 1997Omega UFO Conference, North Haven, CT Oct. 1997Baltimore Whole Life Expo, March, 1998Mid Atlantic MUFON Conference, May, 1998New Hampshire UFO Conference, Sept. 1998First International Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, Feb. 1999Third International UFO Conference in Santiago, Chile, April,1999International Symposium of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), July,1999Mid-Atlantic MUFON Symposium, May, 2000Intruders Foundation Symposium, New York City, May, 2000UFO2000, St,. Paul, Alberta, Canada, July 2000MUFON International Symposium. July, 2000

Apocrypals
98: You Know, the Manger? (Christmas Chick Tracts)

Apocrypals

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 87:03


We suspect, Theophiloi, that it has been as much of A Year for you as it has been for your humble Sons of Thunder, so please forgive us for skipping the lengthy and intense reading we would've done for Hanukkah in favor of going right to a much easier Christmas episode to finish out the year. We're diving back into the shallow pool that is Jack Chick's hateful ouvre with three “classic” holiday themed tracts: The Missing Day, Holy Night, and Humbug! They're real bad! Topics of Discussion: The similarities between the Fifth Book of Maccabees and House (197   7, dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi), a Biscuit-based scam, the Strasbourg of the Midwest, a gift exchange, a wild reaction to chicken wings, Purebred Hoss Cat Energy, Home Alone, PCP, Boston nonsense, Bob Cratchit's NFTs, setting an old tomato. Hymnal: "Christmastime is Here" by Vince Guaraldi Trio, "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" by Darlene Love Offertory: As Enoch writes, "Whoever of you spends gold or silver for his brother's sake, he will receive ample treasure in the world to come." Support the show via http://ko-fi.com/apocrypals, or check out Official Apocrypals merchandise designed by Erica Henderson! https://www.teepublic.com/stores/apocrypals?ref_id=18246 Black Lives Matter. Trans Lives Matter. Heck 12. Isaiah 54:17    

I Have Something To Say in Spirit And in Truth

And entered into it the three and twentieth day of the second month in the hundred seventy and first year, with thanksgiving, and branches of palm trees, and with harps, and cymbals, and with viols, and hymns, and songs: because there was destroyed a great enemy out of Yashar'el. He ordained also that that day should be kept every year with gladness. Moreover the hill of the Temple that was by the tower he made stronger than it was, and there he dwelt himself with his company. And when Shim`on saw that Yochanon his son was a valiant man, he made him captain of all the hosts; and he dwelt in Gazzam. MAKKABIYM RI'SHON (1 MACCABEES) 13:51-53 את CEPHER --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/batyah2real/support

Colette Marie Stefan
Christmas Mass: Maccabees "Keepers of the Light"

Colette Marie Stefan

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021


As we celebrate the light during this Christmas holiday season we must remember to be keepers of the light in our present world. Join me as we journey back in time to the age of our ancient Maccabee ancestors who upheld the reputation of Yahweh in the face of an evil foreign culture. What can we learn from the Maccabees and how do we apply that to our lives today? Tune in for a very special version of Christmas day like you have never heard before.Watch LIVE on Facebook! Go to: www.facebook.com/transformationtalkradio

The Line-Up with Shaun Keaveny
Felix White – Whale Eyes, Purpose & Productive Tension

The Line-Up with Shaun Keaveny

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 66:25


Felix Navidad! As he shall now be known… The former Maccabee, now Tailender, eschews cricket for an all-out music extravaganza divulging personal gems along the way about his family, what he thinks really bonded Lennon & McCartney, and the enduring trauma of an art GCSE nightmare. There's an underrated guitar hero, an immense movie soundtrack, and the brilliant audacity to rework a Scorsese related masterpiece. Oh, and obligatory encores all round! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hippocampus Clubhouse
155: Hanukkah: Festival of Lights

Hippocampus Clubhouse

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 9:19


It's Hanukkah time! Preschoolers will learn all about how people celebrate Hanukkah--from eating latkes, spinning dreidels, exchanging gifts, and lighting the menorah. And they'll also learn why they celebrate--from the destruction of the Temple, the bravery of the Maccabees, and the miracle of that little bit of oil that lasted for eight nights. Filled with colorful illustrations and simple, yet informative text, this Big Golden Book is perfect for reading again and again. Share it with your family this Hanukkah! Book: Written by Bonnie Bader & Illustrated by Joanie Stone ISBN: 9781984852496 Publisher: Golden Books Publication date: 09/8/2020 Read By: Erin YeschinPURCHASE BOOK HERE -> https://bookshop.org/a/18361/9781984852496 Our free storytime is welcome to ALL and made possible by listeners like you - we thank you for your support and for sharing our storytime with friends! If you're new to the Clubhouse, click subscribe and if you like what you hear, please rate and review! Check out our new and improved online bookstore! Our #OneStopBookShop offers safe and fun titles for everyone to love (including grown ups!) based on diversity, inclusion, emotional intelligence, growth mindset conscious & neuroscience based parenting all while supporting small business and independent book stores alike! SHOP HERE -> https://bookshop.org/shop/HippocampusClubhouse Want YOUR CHILD to be a guest on our podcast with their favorite story, visit our website at HippocampusClubhouse.com and Under Podcast, click on on Storytime Voices! Once there, check out our new One Stop Book Shop featuring safe and family friendly titles to love for everyone in your home (even the grownups!) all while helping to support small business and independent book stores all across the country. Find us on Instagram (@HippocampusClubhouse) and don't forget to join the Clubhouse mailing list and learn about new story adventures ahead, parenting tips rooted in neuroscience, sensory based activities, printables and more! Until next time be sure to tell your story with an open heart, while listening to others with an open mind™!

Ancient Roads: Real Israel Talk Radio
The Dead Sea Scrolls PART 5: The Way to the Damascus of Qumran

Ancient Roads: Real Israel Talk Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 50:00


On this episode of Real Israel Talk Radio, Episode 101 and Part 5 of the Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls, we'll take a biblical journey from Moses and Mount Sinai to Paul and the Land of Damascus. We'll follow 1,400 years of Jewish and Hebrew National history to learn the likely reasons why Jerusalem's legitimate cohanim (priests) went out to find a new home on the northwest shores of the Dead Sea. They called themselves the "Sons of Light." We call them the Qumran Community.During the mid-to-late Second Temple Period B.C.E. (Before the Common Era), the Maccabees (the Hashmonaim) birthed a large contingency of ambitious non-Zadokite Priests, Prophets, and Judges. They seized control of the once-revered occupations of the Zadokites. This new Jerusalem ruling authority built up a new system of religion and worship. They included new laws and traditions. But there was a rebellion against their priestly leadership.After the ministry of Yeshua, a sect called The Way grew exponentially, posing a significant threat to Jerusalem's rulers. The danger was the House of Tzadok living on the northwest shores of the Dead Sea. One man sought to help the high priests of Jerusalem and crush this growing concern. He was Sha'ul, but he came to be known as Paul. With arrest warrants in hand, Paul took off for the Land of Damascus. The story's conclusion is well known. What's not widely known is why Qumran is called "Damascus." It's likely a contraction of two Hebrew words describing Isaiah 12:3.Join me for this episode on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Qumran. And be sure to follow in your Bible as we walk through 1,400 years of biblical history. We will learn who these people were and why they were there.Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/biz/fund?id=23WBKCMBHKDT8/Ancient Roads: Real Israel Talk Radio)

Christ Church Jerusalem
Dying for God: Maccabees and the New Testament | Rev. Aaron Eime

Christ Church Jerusalem

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 51:02


This week, we have a special Hanukkah lecture by Aaron Eime. Hanukkah is not quite a biblical holiday, yet it has become a very visible Jewish holiday around the world. The events that Hanukkah commemorates are recorded in the four Books of the Maccabees, none of which enter either the Jewish or Protestant Christian canons. Yet, we find the theology of the Maccabees in the New Testament, underpinning the theology of the early Church. Blessed by our teachings? Consider saying thank you with a small (or large) donation. www.christchurchjerusalem.org/donate/

Daily Bread for Busy Moms
Maccabees Special - Hanukkah 8th Candle

Daily Bread for Busy Moms

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2021 15:10


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Maccabees Special - Hanukkah 7th Candle

Daily Bread for Busy Moms

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 18:01


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Maccabees Special - 6th Candle

Daily Bread for Busy Moms

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 24:53


Maccabees Special - 6th Candle by Busy Moms

Orthodox Conundrum: Challenges in Jewish Orthodoxy
Shattering the Idols of Cowardice: A Message for Chanukah

Orthodox Conundrum: Challenges in Jewish Orthodoxy

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 13:14


When many people think about Chanukah, they think about heroism. And that makes sense: the Maccabees were real heroes, defying the might of their Syrian Greek overlords and fighting for Jewish practice in the Land of Israel. At the same time, much of the Jewish world gets the meaning of heroism wrong... or gets it right and chooses to ignore it. What is heroism, where are we failing, and what can we do to start demonstrating real heroism in our Orthodox communities? Please listen to and share this podcast, and let us know what you think on the Orthodox Conundrum Discussion Group on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/432020081498108). Thanks to all of our Patreon subscribers, who have access to bonus JCH podcasts, merch, and more - we appreciate your help, and hope you really enjoy the extras! Visit the JCH Patreon site at https://www.patreon.com/jewishcoffeehouse. Check out https://jewishcoffeehouse.com/ for the Orthodox Conundrum and other great podcasts, and remember to subscribe to them on your favorite podcast provider. Also visit https://www.jchpodcasts.com/ to learn all about creating your own podcast. Music: "Happy Rock" by bensound.com

Daily Bread for Busy Moms
Maccabees Special - Hanukkah 5th Candle

Daily Bread for Busy Moms

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 26:07


Maccabees Special - Hanukkah 5th Candle by Busy Moms

Christian Center Shreveport
Hanukkah 5782:”We Will Not Assimilate!!!”

Christian Center Shreveport

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 16:13


As we close out the word for Hanukkah 5782 we must rise up like the Maccabees and not retreat and abandon the faith of our fathers.  Listen in today to be part of a company of believers who will not Assimilate!!! 

The Parsha Perspective
Share your light, the Chanukah Perspective

The Parsha Perspective

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 3:25


Share your light, the Chanukah Perspective The Chanukah Perspective is in loving memory of Edward Ben Efraim, Shlomo Ben Edward, and Yirachmiel Daniel Ben Gedalia. May their souls be uplifted and their memories a blessing. The Chanukah Perspective is in honor of the Refuah Shlema of HaRav Amitai Ben Shoshanna and Shaul Ben Berta. Click here to listen, watch and connect! Parshaperspective.com There are two main and prevailing miracles in Chanukah's story. The first miracle is that a small group of Maccabees won an incredibly tough and brutal war against the mighty Greek armies. The second miracle is that a small jug of oil lasted for eight days. We learn why we just celebrate the miracle of the oil and winning the war.

Daily Bread for Busy Moms
Maccabees Special - Hanukkah 4th Candle

Daily Bread for Busy Moms

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 16:34


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Maccabees Special - Hanukkah 3rd Candle

Daily Bread for Busy Moms

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 23:30


Maccabees Special - Hanukkah 3rd Candle by Busy Moms

MyLife: Chassidus Applied
Ep. 381: Why Do the Chanukah Lights Endure, While the Temple Menorah Did Not?

MyLife: Chassidus Applied

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 80:17


Rabbi Jacobson will discuss the following topics: Chassidus applied to ChanukahWhy do the Chanukah lights endure, while the Temple Menorah did not? Why do we light eight candles, at night, facing outside, unlike the Temple Menorah? What does Chanukah teach us today? What is the connection with us being lamplighters and Chanukah? Is the oil of Chanukah related to Chassidus? Why do we celebrate the zealotry of the Maccabees? Is there anything wrong with giving Chanukah presents? Is religion stopping frum Jews from contributing to society (a modern Hellenist claim)? Lessons from MiketzWhy did Joseph have to torment his brothers with an elaborate scheme and not just reunite with them and his father? Can Pharaoh's dreams about the seven cows and seven stalks of wheat be interpreted to relate to the seven generations of Chabad and the subsequent time after Gimmel Tammuz? Why did Joseph have to suffer so? Should yichus matter when it comes to shidduchim? Do I need to donate to every crowdfunding campaign? Sholom BayisHow can I learn to respect my husband? What should I do when I am feeling annoyed at my spouse's behavior? When to let go and when to address an issue that bothers me in my marriage? How do I deal with a spouse who has lost her faith? Chassidus question: Please elaborate on the idea that each Rebbe added understanding to Chassidus corresponding to the sefiros: chochma, bina, daas etc.

Daily Bread for Busy Moms
Maccabees Special - Hanukkah 2nd Candle

Daily Bread for Busy Moms

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 21:04


Book of First Maccabees chapters 3 - 4. Parental discretion advised!

Seforimchatter
With Prof. Malka Simkovich discussing Chanukah & the classic sources

Seforimchatter

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 49:51


#105.**Sponsored by Koren Publishers. Check out their website for some amazing Chanukah deals including the Noé Edition Hebrew/English Shas, starting at just $1000 or visit your local Jewish bookstore for 25% off all books from Koren. www.korenpub.com  some amazing special offers for Chanukah! **With Prof. Malka Simkovich (Crown-Ryan Chair of Jewish Studies & Director of Catholic-Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago)  discussing Chanukah & the classic sources.We discussed Maccabees  1 & 2, Josephus, Chazal, the Nes Pach Shemen (oil) mentioned in Chazal, the story of Judith (Yehudis), and moreTo purchase the Oxford Classics edition of Josephus: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-jewish-war-9780199646029?cc=us&lang=en&To purchase "Ancient Jewish Novels" which includes Judith: https://korenpub.com/products/ancient-jewish-novelspaperbackTo purchase Prof. Simkovich's book about Second Temple Literature: https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/jps/9780827612655/

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 28, 2021 is: menorah • muh-NOR-uh • noun A menorah is a candelabra with seven or nine lights that is used in Jewish worship. // At sundown on the first night of Hanukkah, Aaron's father helped him light the first candle on the menorah. See the entry > Examples: "The world's largest menorah went up in Manhattan on Tuesday and will be lit on Thursday after sundown…." — ABC7 (New York), 10 Dec. 2020 Did you know? In English, menorah was originally the name for the seven-branched candelabra used in Jewish worship. The nine-branched Hanukkah candelabra is called hanukkiah in Hebrew, but English speakers came to use menorah for this too. The Hanukkah menorah recalls expulsion by Judah Maccabee of invading forces from the Temple of Jerusalem. Maccabee and his followers sought oil for the temple's menorah so that the sanctuary could be rededicated, but they found only enough oil for a single day. Miraculously, that tiny amount of oil burned for eight days, until a new supply could be obtained. The Hanukkah menorah includes a candle for each day the oil burned, plus the shammes, a "servant candle" that is used to light the others.

American Prestige
Bonus - The History of the Maccabees w/ Joseph Scales (PREVIEW)

American Prestige

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 2:59


Chag Sameach! Danny and Derek are joined by independent scholar Joseph Scales to talk about the history of Hanukkah. They discuss the rivalry between the Seleucid and Ptolemaic empires that preceded the conflict; the Maccabean/Hasmonean revolt and the family's ascension to power within Judea; the Judean expansion; and much more. Become a patron for the full ep today! www.patreon.com/americanprestige

Father Simon Says
Father Simon Says – November 26, 2021 – Praying for Those in Purgatory [Encore]

Father Simon Says

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021


1 Mc 4:36-37, 52-59 Father explains that this section of the book of Maccabees is about Hanukah Lk 19:45-48 Father connects this Gospel with the Maccabees Mass Hysteria: Father tells two liturgical experiences Letters: Tim has a question about purgatory and indulgences Father talks about the nature of superstition Word of the Day: House Callers […]

Father Simon Says
Father Simon Says – November 26, 2021 – Praying for Those in Purgatory [Encore]

Father Simon Says

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 51:06


1 Mc 4:36-37, 52-59 Father explains that this section of the book of Maccabees is about Hanukah Lk 19:45-48 Father connects this Gospel with the Maccabees Mass Hysteria: Father tells two liturgical experiences Letters: Tim has a question about purgatory and indulgences Father talks about the nature of superstition Word of the Day: House Callers […]

The John Batchelor Show
S4 Ep1822: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Maccabee Fortress. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1

The John Batchelor Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 4:40


Photo: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Maccabee Fortress. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @mhoenlein1 https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/ahead-of-hanukkah-fortress-testifying-maccabees-victory-revealed-685122

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 312: Conclusion to the Old Testament

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 15:17


Fr Mike celebrates the accomplishment of reading the entire Old Testament and wraps up the books of 2 Maccabees and Wisdom, talking through the key themes of the Old Testament visible in the conclusions to these books. He also discusses the motivation of the Maccabees to defend the temple and maintain its purity as well as uphold God's honor. Today's readings are from 2 Maccabees 15, Wisdom 19, and Proverbs 25:21-23. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 311: God Fights for You

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 23:54


As we get closer to the end of the Old Testament, Fr. Mike highlights one of the lessons we've seen time and time again—that God continues to fight for each of us, despite the brokenness and messiness of our lives. He also points out how the reading from Wisdom foreshadows the coming of Jesus. The readings are 2 Maccabees 14, Wisdom 17-18, and Proverbs 25:18-20. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 310: Rivals for the Heart

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 20:53


Fr. Mike points out how easy it is to take good things and make idols out of them, setting them up as God's rivals for our hearts. We can discover these rivals by noticing the things we prioritize over spending time with God. The readings are 2 Maccabees 13, Wisdom 15-16, and Proverbs 25:15-17. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 309: Praying for the Dead

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 25:05


Fr. Mike breaks down the doctrine of purgatory as we read about Judas Maccabeus and his army praying for the dead in 2 Maccabees 12. We learn that purgatory is a process of purification that our hearts need in order to be ready to love God and to enter into his presence. In our reading of Wisdom today, Fr. Mike emphasizes the insanity of worshipping idols and how it's more tempting to make idols out of good things rather than evil things. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 12, Wisdom 13-14, and Proverbs 25:11-14. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 308: Little by Little

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 22:23


Fr. Mike highlights how God fights as a heavenly ally with the people of Israel in 2 Maccabees 11, and encourages us to actively fight alongside God in our daily battles. In our reading of Wisdom, Father points out how God corrects us little by little so we can learn to trust him. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 11, Wisdom 11-12, and Proverbs 25:8-10. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 307: Courage in Battle

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 20:29


Today, Fr. Mike discusses the confidence that faith in God can provide as we fight the battles of our lives. He also engages with the riddles found in Wisdom 10 and points out that we can now not only understand the characters, stories, and allusions of Scripture, but can recognize the fingerprints of God in the world around us and better understand the main character of Scripture: God. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 10, Wisdom 9-10, and Proverbs 25:4-7. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 306: Wisdom Is Beautiful

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 20:07


Fr. Mike draws our attention to the descriptions of wisdom found in our readings for today and reflects on the beauty of wisdom's feminine nature. He also discusses the death of Antiochus Epiphanes and offers two perspectives on reconciling God's role in suffering. Today's readings are from 2 Maccabees 9, Wisdom 7-8, and Proverbs 25:1-3. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

As we hear the re-telling of the story of Judas Maccabbeus and his brothers fighting for the honor of the Lord's Temple in 2 Maccabees, Fr. Mike points out how this version gives us an insight into their recognition of God's presence, mercy, and justice in their circumstances. We learn that no matter what we are going through, we can trust that God is our great defender who is present and active in all circumstances of our lives. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 8, Wisdom 5-6, and Proverbs 24:30-34. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 304: Life Beyond Death

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 23:49


Fr. Mike focuses on the powerful theme that connects all of our readings today- the reality of life beyond death. In the story of the martyrdom of the seven brothers in 2 Macabees, we see how the brothers and their mother fiercely reject the temptation to violate God's law, and boldly hold onto their hope in the resurrection of the dead. Our readings from Wisdom also remind us that death is not the end, because we know that eternal life is waiting for us beyond death. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 7, Wisdom 3-4, and Proverbs 24:27-29. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 303: Eleazar's Martyrdom

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 22:44


Fr. Mike offers a recap of Eleazar's martyrdom and marvels at Eleazar's courage to avoid both sin, and the temptation to lead others into sin. As we begin reading the book of Wisdom today, we also learn three valuable lessons; God did not create death, death entered the world through sin, and we are wise when we walk in the truth but foolish when we walk in evil. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 6, Wisdom 1-2, and Proverbs 24:21-26. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 302: The Pursuit of Wisdom

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 19:26


Fr. Mike concludes the book of Sirach today and encourages us to continue the pursuit of wisdom. In our reading of 2 Maccabees, we see again the pillage of the Temple and we are re- introduced to Judas Maccabeus. Lastly, in Proverbs Fr. Mike encourages us to resist the temptation to rejoice when our enemies fall. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 5, Sirach 50-51, and Proverbs 24:17-20. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

As we begin to wrap up the Old Testament, Fr. Mike reflects on our reading from Sirach and what we have already learned on this journey through the Bible. He emphasizes that Scripture encourages us to rise again from our sin and return to God, because our God always picks us up again with his mercy. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 4, Sirach 47-49, and Proverbs 24:13-16. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 300: Conversion of Heart

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 25:35


Fr. Mike provides context to the God-centered perspective of 2 Maccabees and compares it to the more secular perspective provided by 1 Maccabees. He challenges us to reflect on our days with the lens of 2 Maccabees - acknowledging God's presence in each moment of our story. Additionally, Fr. Mike shares the miraculous conversion story of St. Mary of Egypt. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 3, Sirach 45-46, and Proverbs 24:10-12. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 299: Jeremiah Hides the Ark

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 22:24


Fr. Mike discusses the story of Jeremiah and the Ark of the Covenant, offering insight on where it was hidden and how that affected the people of God. He also looks ahead to the rest of 2 Maccabees and poses a question for all of us: What will the people who love us remember about us? Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 2, Sirach 42-44, and Proverbs 24:8-9. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 298: The Gift of Life

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 23:38


Fr. Mike gives us context for the beginning of 2 Maccabees and recounts the story of Nehemiah's discovery of the sacred fire. He also offers a reflection for those struggling with grief and death, which serves as a reminder to all about the blessing of our lives and the lives of those we love. Today's readings are 2 Maccabees 1, Sirach 40-41, and Proverbs 24:1-7. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 297: Using Good Things for Evil

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 20:32


As we read from Proverbs and Sirach, Fr. Mike point out how everything God has made is good, but we can use those things for evil ends. We also get to the conclusion of 1 Maccabees. The readings are 1 Maccabees 16, Sirach 38-39, and Proverbs 23:29-35. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 296: Know Your Heart

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 19:39


As we begin to wrap up 1 Maccabees, Fr. Mike directs our attention to how 2 Maccabees will tell the same story in a different way. In Sirach, we are encouraged to know our own hearts, so that we can know our strengths, weaknesses, and where we might need healing. The readings are 1 Maccabees 15, Sirach 36-37, and Proverbs 23:26-28. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 295: Israel's Expectations

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 20:58


Fr. Mike mirrors the story of 1 Maccabees and Israel's expectations of continued success onto our own lives, emphasizing that God's marvelous plan exceeds our expectations and what we think should happen next in our lives. He invites us to worship and give to the Lord with freedom and generosity in response to God's sacrificial love for us. Today's readings are 1 Maccabees 14, Sirach 34-35, and Proverbs 23:22-25. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 294: Judea Gains Independence

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 20:43


In our reading of 1 Maccabees today, Fr. Mike highlights the the establishment of the new independent sovereign nation of Israel in the land of Judah. We learn how Simon takes command and enforces the law all around the land. Fr. Mike reminds us that even today, Christians are governed by Jesus himself and ultimately to belong to him. Today's readings are 1 Maccabees 13, Sirach 32-33, and Proverbs 23:17-21. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.