The Hasmonean Dynasty | A Four Week Jewish History Series

Did you know that the Maccabean wars didn't end with the Chanukah miracle? In this course, we will explore the history of the holiday, the reasons behind Antiochus' decrees, and the tragic tale of the Chashmonaim.

LECTURE 1, November 21: From the closing of the Tanakh through the letter of Aristeas to the Beis Tuviah

LECTURE 2, November 28: From Hurkanus the Tobiad through Mikdash Chonyo until the institution of Haftorah

LECTURE 3, December 5: From the second sacking of Jerusalem through the Chanukah celebration until the death of Yehuda.

LECTURE 4, December 12: From the death of Yochanan through Yochanan Kohen Gadol until the end of the Chashmonaim.

This BRAND NEW Four Part Series begins Monday November 21, 2022 at 8:00pm EST

Register HERE


About the Instructor: Rabbi Zvi Hershcovich

Rabbi Zvi Hershcovich is Chabad NDG's resident comedian, co-Rabbi, and Chazzan. He loves Jewish history and his hobbies include a major hockey obsession, playing board games, eating cholent, and performing comedy. He likes teaching Jewish history, the meaning of prayer, and responses to Biblical criticism.


$72 for the Entire Course (Special Early Bird $36 if You Register Before November 12th)

No prior study or experience is required to join this class; just an open mind and a willingness to learn.

This is an ONLINE or IN-PERSON interactive event, so you can attend from anywhere. Plus, if you can't make it to a class we will send you the recording.

Once you sign up you will receive a pdf workbook and a Zoom link.

Questions? Call us 514.507.8800 or email [email protected]