The battle of Judah Maccabee in the Ayalon Valley

Part 3 of our Hanukkah special takes you to the site of the Maccabees' battle in the Ayalon Valley.

Hezki Baruch ,

In The Footsteps of The Maccabees
In The Footsteps of The Maccabees
Arutz Sheva

This is the third installment of Arutz Sheva's eight part Hanukkah special, In The Footsteps of The Maccabees. For Part Two, click here.

After the second battle in Beit Horon, the Greek King Antiochus decided to send an even bigger army to Judea. He sent three commanders with a huge army of 60,000 soldiers and horsemen, stationing them in the Ayalon Valley.

Stay tuned tomorrow evening for Part Four.