Listen Live


Audio: Who are the Maccabees of Modern times? You may be surprised!


Who are today's Hellenists and modern Maccabees? You may be surprised! Plus, an analysis of John Lennon's Imagine.
12/14/2012, 12:26 PM

A7 Radio's "Life Lessons with Judy Simon" with Judy Simon
Listen Now!
Follow Israel Radio on Twitter and Facebook.

* To download the mp3 click the down arrow or right-click here.
* For podcast archives click the right arrow or click here.
* To email the show host click here.

In this classic episode, Judy talks about real Hellenism, and lessons we can learn for today's society.

Are you familiar with the full Hanukkah story, and not just the kiddie version? Judy retells the story of Hanukkah and the Hellenism of the Jews of those days, juxtaposed with Hellenism of today. It's a story of politics and religion, and where some Jews went wrong.
Who are today's Syrian-Greek wannabees? What can we do to fight the Hellenism of today?
Plus: an analysis of John Lennon's song Imagine.
This was the very first episode of Life Lessons, and it is still requested for replay by teachers, history buffs and arm-chair political analysts.
Listen and learn!







Judy Simon is the host of the show Life Lessons and the mother of six children. After almost 20 years of teaching English and special education, Judy now serves as the Beit El Tourism Coordinator, and organizes tours of the site of Jacob's Dream in Beit El. Check out Beit El's website: www.bet-el.muni.il/tour_english.asp and "like" the Beit El Heritage Center Facebook page: www.facebook.com/beitel.heritage.center To "like" the Hebrew page: www.facebook.com/jacobs.dream Life Lessons explores fascinating people from all walks of life and follows their stories of lessons learned along the way. The Life Lessons podcast airs every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio.
INR Latest Shows >>
Walter's World - July 31st 2015Av 15, 5775 / Jul 31, 15 TTA - Va'etchanan 5775Av 15, 5775 / Jul 31, 15 Life Lessons - July 30th 2015Av 15, 5775 / Jul 31, 15 Ask the Rabbi - July 29th 2015Av 14, 5775 / Jul 30, 15