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Victory. But When?

Celebrating Chanukah: the miraculous and the natural

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Victory. But When?: Celebrating Chanukah: the miraculous and the natural

There are two views as to when the Jews completely defeated the Greeks. One view maintains that it was on the 25th of Kislev – the day that Chanukah begins. The other view posits that the final victory occurred the day prior and the Chanukah celebration marks the first day of actual freedom. This class will explore both opinions and reveal their timely message. (Toras Menachem, Chanukah 5748)
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Elvio December 19, 2014

... lighting . ... and soon after the sunset , there will arise the former Stars and then as the sky will become darker then the increasing number and clearer Stars will appear , will look , Enlightening US ... Reply

Elisabeth Soros Calgary December 17, 2014

Victory. But when?. Thank You Rabbi Moishe New ! of your Lecture in a different Light.!
Today in our City as for a 26 years at the City Hall organised by our Rabbi Mathusof.. It makes my heart with absoulut joy. My gentile neighbours commented on too with love.
It was aired on the local TV too! I think that is what HaShem want too. "Give thanks to
HaShem and call His name, inform the nations of His works! Sing to Him, chant to Him, speak of all His wonders! " The Temple with the right rituals also emanates the light into the world. Miracles what myself also experienced in my personal life ,is a divine intervention. We must spread the Light of Chanukha in the world where is so many darkness, like the world celebrating in this time the Pagan Religion.
I think, it is our duty to spread the world the real Light all of us as Rabbi Mathusof doing it here in Calgary. It could be so very beautiful if we would have Chanukha Lighting in the same time in all over in the world front of the gentiles.
Thank You! Reply

This class analyzes an aspect of the weekly Torah portion or upcoming holiday. While providing a basic understanding of the subject matter, the lesson delves into its deeper and more complex dimensions with emphasis on the spiritual relevance to our daily lives. Inspiration for both the novice and advanced student.
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