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43. Judith (Jewish Apocrypha)

43. Judith (Jewish Apocrypha)

In today's episode we celebrate Hanukkah by discussing the woman most associated with Hanukkah, Judith! We discuss the importance of Judaism to her story, delve into the Renaissance Power of Women art movement, and may or may not ruin your favorite Artemisia Gentileschi painting. 

Sources:

The Book of Judith 

JUDITH, BOOK OF - JewishEncyclopedia.com  

Judith: Apocrypha—Jewish Women's Archive

apocrypha | biblical literature 

Judith- Bible Study 

“The Judith Project” by Kevin R. Brine, The Sword of Judith

“The Jewish Textual Traditions” by Deborah Levine Gera, The Sword of Judith

“Shorter Medieval Hebrew Tales of Judith” by Deborah Levine Gera, The Sword of Judith

“Zenobia of Palmyra and the Book of Judith: Common Motifs in Greek, Jewish, and Arabic Historiography” by Johan Weststeijn

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