Hanukkah

"We’ve come to chase away the darkness, carrying light and fire in our hands…" goes the modern Israeli song. Hanukkah is a time to celebrate the tiny miracle of oil and light, and the spirit of the Jewish people fighting to preserve our identity throughout the course of history.

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A Cure for the Post-Thanksgivukkah Blues

By Linda Rich | Blog Post
This year’s rare confluence of two annual celebrations, one religious and one secular, garnered much attention and sparked a huge burst of creative energy. For those of us “living in two... [more]

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Found in Translation

by JM Poses | Blog Post

When I think about Hanukkah, the theme that resonates most deeply is that of translation.  As a child, I wholeheartedly bought into the idea that Hanukkah was a sort of Jewish Christmas… and not just because of the presents.    

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Presents of Presence

by Rabbi Roni Handler | Blog Post

Happiness. We all want and seek it and yet this elusive emotion is so difficult to attain—and even more difficult to sustain. 

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The Greatest Miracle of All

by Rabbi Roni Handler | Blog Post

The legends we pass on to our children teach us about the possibility of miracles all around us—each and every day.  

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Dark Days

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D. | Blog Post

At this time of year, I like to be outside while the sun sets. When the days are short, there is something especially lovely about witnessing light fade.

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