skip to Main Content

The first record of the Chanukah story isn’t in the Jewish canon at all, but in the Book of Maccabees preserved in the Christian Apocrypha or inter-testamental books. This is the full text of the first book of Maccabees with the Chanukah story, is it what you would expect it to say? What is missing? Are there bits of the story you didn’t know?

Download File
Back To Top