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Chanukah

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

November 28, 2013
Happy Thanksgivukkah!

Chanukah very typically overlaps with Christmas – that’s why for American Jews at least, the holiday has become a sort of “Jewish Christmas,” with gift-giving and a feeling of being included in the “Happy Holidays” greetings, and an occasional Chanukah song thrown into the mix with the Christmas music. This year, however, is different....
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Hanukkah and Human Rights

November 30, 2010

Hanukkah is a holiday of re-dedication. The word itself literally connotes a special kind of beginning: the term we use for a house warming is related, “hanukat habayit.” This time of year many rabbis like to give sermons talking about the appropriateness of imitating the Maccabees, who were religiously fervent, who stuck to their...
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