Martin Cohen explains here how the story of the Hanukkah “miracle oil” may be a midrash on the story of Elisha and the flask of oil in 2 Kings 9.
Posted on December 11th, 2009 under Hanukkah, Midrash • RSS 2.0 feed • Both comments and pings are currently closed
It must be fun to get paid to make stuff like that up.
Open antisemitic attack in Moldova
An orthodox priest overthrows the Hanuka in Chisinau Moldova now
A more playful version of the same idea –
An (Un)Original Midrash on the flask nof oil …