The Chanukah Rebellion: Did the Jews Really Win? 7:30 pm Wednesday, December 25 at the Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst. Free and open to the members of the community. Share this:TwitterTumblrFacebookLinkedInEmailRedditLike this:Like Loading... One thought on “The Chanukah Rebellion: Did the Jews Really Win?” Add yours The reason I would say the Jews did not win has less to do with the Greeks, and more to do with the Jews. It is easy to see that the Hasmonean Dynasty was the beginning of the end of the second commonwealth. The Jewish Kings just became more corrupt, the Jews started revolting against each other and there was little love between them until the destruction of the second Temple. Hardly something to celebrate. Loading... Reply Leave a ReplyCancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.