Judah Maccabee (or Judas Maccabeus, also spelled Machabeus, or
Maccabaeus, Hebrew: יהודה המכבי, Y'hudhah HaMakabi) was a Jewish priest ...
That's who Judah Maccabee was! Two thousand years ago, one family led by
one man stood between the mighty Greek army and the conquest of the Jewish ...
Second leader of the Judean revolt against the Greco-Syrian empire [166 BCE].
Westerners have traditionally referred to the third son of Mattathias of Modein by
JUDAH MACCABEE, one of the great warriors of history, who laid the foundation
of the future Hasmonean state. Judah, the third son of *Mattathias the ...
When the priest Mattityahu of the Hasmonean family died in 167 B.C.E., he named his son Judah
to be the leader of the rebellion. In 165 B.C.E., the Greek-Syrians withdrew to Antioch, the prohibition against the practice of Judaism was annulled, and the Jews regained co... More »
Nov 29, 2013 ... The man who accomplished this tremendous feat would forever be remembered
by one badass nickname – Judah Maccabee, the Hammer of ...
The story of Judah Maccabee begins in a little town called Modin. The town is
about twenty miles from Jerusalem. Judah was one of five boys. He, and his ...
The revolt launched by the priest Mattathias and later led by his third son, Judah
Maccabee, was both a civil war and a war against an outside enemy.
Judas Maccabeus, also called Judah Maccabee, Maccabeus also spelled
Maccabaeus (died 161/160 bce), Jewish guerrilla leader who defended his
In waging warfare, he said, their leader should be Judah the Strong. Judah was
called "Maccabee," a word composed of the initial letters of the four Hebrew ...