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  • Handel’s ‘Judas Maccabaeus’ comes to Wilshire Blvd. Temple

    By Rick Schultz

    December 2, 2015 | 3:44 pm

    Although George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Judas Maccabaeus” has come to be associated with Chanukah, it actually never touches on the miracle that the holiday commemorates: that a single day’s worth of oil lasted eight days. Yet Handel’s celebration of Judah Maccabee and the...

  • Flash! Handel’s Chanukah Oratorio in Yiddish

    By Carvin Knowles

    November 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    This year the December dilemma got just a little easier, thanks to George Frederick Handel and the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony with help from the late, great Max Helfmann.

    In a concert entitled "The Light of Helfman-Generations of Music from the Brandeis-Bardin Institute", which...