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A Chanukah message from the Rebbe
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Who dares to criticize Chanukah? Luckily I didn’t run out of my free articles for this month (it’s only the 6th), as I was even willing to buy a subscription just to find out!

Our world today is built upon the foundations of two similar cultures: the Jewish and the Greek. Both treasured the world of ideas.

Yet, to this day, they represent two worldviews, still locked in battle.

To this day, we struggle: Does human dignity mean that our minds are the measure of all things?

Or does it mean...
Chanukah lessons for an impactful life
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A seven-day trek from Southern California to Washington state
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Visit from yeshivah students boosts those working on new anti-tunnel operation
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I wonder if we’ve become so used to miracles that we almost take them for granted.
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The notion has hit a wave of controversy lately.
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Corresponded with the Rebbe at a pivotal stage in modern history.
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How does it feel to be a tzadik?
The entire world is a very narrow bridge, and the most important thing is not to be afraid at all
– Rabbi Nachman of Breslov
Esther made Queen (362 BCE)
"And Esther was taken to King Achashverosh, to his palace, in the tenth month, which is the month of... Read More »
7th Day of Chanukah Miracle (139 BCE)
On the 25th of Kislev in the year 3622 from creation, the Maccabees liberated the Holy Temple in... Read More »
Today is the 2nd of the two Rosh Chodesh ("Head of the Month") days for the month of Tevet (when a... Read More »
In commemoration of the miracle of Chanukah we kindle the Chanukah lights—oil lamps or candles—each... Read More »
Special prayers of thanksgiving -- Hallel (in its full version) and V'Al HaNissim -- are added to the... Read More »
On Chanukah we eat foods fried in oil—such as latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiot (doughnuts) ... Read More »
It is customary to play dreidel—a game played with a spinning top inscribed with the Hebrew letters... Read More »
It is an age-old custom to distribute gifts of Chanukah gelt ("Chanukah money") to children on... Read More »
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