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D'VAR TORAH
Numbers 7:1-8:4

A text study on the evolution of Hanukkah. What is the miracle, and what is the light?

Hanukkah, Textual Sources
D'VAR TORAH
Numbers 7:1-8:4

Sources, ancient and modern, on the nature of the light of Hanukkah

Hanukkah, Textual Sources
D'VAR TORAH
Genesis 41:1-44:17

“Not by might, not by power, but by my spirit….” (Zechariah 4:6) Is that the way forward in 2018 and beyond? Rabbi Jeremy Schwartz explores this question in this D'var Torah from December 2016 for Parashat Mikeitz/Shabbat Hanukkah. 

D'VAR TORAH
Numbers 7:1-8:4

This revision of a familiar Hanukkah song was published in the 1945 Reconstructionist siddur. The original text was amended to address ethical concerns raised by Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan.

Hanukkah, Reconstructionism
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