World History by a Jew: Chanukah Edition (Dec 16)

December 16, 2018 Atlanta Free

World History by a Jew: Chabad of Toco Hills has a new one-of-a-kind lecture series! World history from a Jewish perspective: Learn about famous historical events and explore the (often surprising) ways these events are connected to the Jewish people. Next lecture:

Topic: “A Historian’s Take on the Chanukah Story” by Seth Fleishman

Description: Everyone knows the basic story of Chanukah, right? Maccabees. Greeks. Temple. Oil lamp. Eight days. But… what’s the actual story? What if I told you the Greeks weren’t really Greek? Where did the Maccabees come from? Did you know they weren’t born High Priests? If they weren’t fighting Greece, who were they fighting? What were the surrounding countries doing during the revolt? How did international politics impact these Jews? Want to know more? Come to Chabad of Toco Hills and find out!

Date: Sunday, December 16, 10:00am  

Where: Torah Day School of Atlanta (Modulars in back of school)

Cost: FREE

Schedule for Sunday, December 16 in the CTH Room at TDSA:
CTH Minyan: 9:00am – 9:35am
Halacha 20 for 20 Class: 9:35am – 9:55am
World History by a Jew: 10:00am – 10:55am
Shira ha-Shirim Mini-Camp for Kids: 10:00am – 10:55am
Toco Hills Cub Scouts: 11:00am – 12:00 Noon

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Sunday, December 16, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Torah Day School of Atlanta
1985 Lavista Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
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