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Hanukkah in the Age of Separation (1/3)

To demonstrate how holidays can zip us to the Interspiritual Age, I’ll show you with Hanukkah in 3 blogs. Feel free to use this script for your celebration.  589 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light!

Tonight was the last night of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights...

Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday commemorating the re-dedication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd century BCE.   100 more words


The Story of Our Family's Hanukkiah

Our family Hanukkiah originally belonged to Mordechai and Chana, my children’s paternal great-grandparents.  They purchased it sometime during the late 1940’s or early 1950’s in Massachusetts.   335 more words

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The Hanukkah Menorah's Modern Hebrew Name Is Hanukkiah

During the eight days of Hanukkah, Jews the world over share the holiday’s joy with family and friends by lighting a special candelabra. In most countries around the world, this candelabra is known as “Hanukkah Menorah” and is correctly related back to the Menorah at The Temple in Jerusalem. 244 more words

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Hanukkah! The Festival of Lights

Hanukkah, The Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday which commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem after its desecration in 164 BCE by the ruling Seleucid (Greek-Syrian) king, Antiochus IV. 596 more words

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glowing brightly on Hanukkah

round the world, the Jewish vacation of Hanukkah is conveying families and communities simultaneously round the menorah. Lighting candles signifies the Maccabees’ victory over Greek soldiers in 165 B.C. 392 more words

Hanukkah Menorah | חנוכיה

In the Hanukkah Menorah I used “ready made” – a rusty iron tube, broken, dismantled and full of holes which I found at a waste site on the beach and turned into a starting point for designing a ceremonial object that gives light and symbolizes hope. 100 more words