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Hanukkah – The Jewish holiday of lights: Spiritual vs. Physical, Despair vs. HOPE

“The struggles and triumphs chronicled by the Jewish calendar are always more than a struggle for physical survival. Yet the battle waged by the Hasmoneans against the Greeks was the most spiritual battle in Jewish history.” I gathered information from … Continue reading

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Hanukkah – The Jewish Holiday of Lights (coming up next week): Explaining the tradition of eating fried dishes during this holiday

On Hannukah and the tradition of eating fried dishes: Hannukah is a story of courage and bravery. The story of Hanukkah doesn’t appear in the Torah but rather, is separate books called “The Books of Maccabees”. The story that led … Continue reading

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