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On Hannukah, Judaism and Thanks-Giving (Gratitude):

Yep, I know it’s long but it’s worth reading. Thanksgiving is an American traditional holiday celebrated mainly in the U.S. and Canada. In Israel we don’t celebrate this specific holiday but the Jewish religion is based on giving thanks to … Continue reading

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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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