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A Maimonidean Chanukah: What the Rambam Celebrated and What He Left Out

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Nov 22, 2021
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The Rambam expands the Chanukah Story far beyond the gemara's brief description. We explore why the Rambam emphasized the salvation from religious oppression brought by the Chashmonaim and why he doesn't mention the influence of Greek Culture

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