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Hanukkah The Truth(s) about Hanukkah

What is Hanukkah all about? There are many possible answers to this question; he...

Seventy Faces of Torah The Plague of Survivalism (Parshat Vayigash, Genesis 44:18–47:27)

The Jewish people have a knack for surviving, even in the face of great odds. So...

Seventy Faces of Torah Do Not Turn Away From the Light: Joseph, Hanukkah and Racial Justice

At its most basic level, Hanukkah is a holiday about bringing light into the dar...

Holidays Hanukkah and Parashat Vayigash: Living with the Dark After the Light

I woke in the dark this morning. It will be dark before I walk through my door a...