December 15, 2022 by Lazer Brody
Since Abraham, the first monotheist, the war against emuna has been never-ending. There are times in history when the vast majority of Jews succumbed to political correctness and assimilation at the expense of their faith. One such time was nearly 2300 years ago, when the Seleucid monarch Antiochus IV tried to Hellenize all of Judea. He almost succeeded, but the Maccabees foiled his plan. Today’s Emuna Hour scans the War of Emuna and tells the story of Chanukah. This story continues to this day.