Tag Archives: Chanukah

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik on Chanukah, The Triumph of Monotheism

Families on Hanukkah gather together and celebrate around dreidels, chocolate coins, and presents. Yet the holiday’s most profound meaning is in its core symbol and ritual: the lighting of the menorah. Rabbi Meir Soloveichik takes us through Hanukkah’s two pivotal historical stages, the age of the Temple and the age of Diaspora, teaching us about […]

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Chanukah 2018: Same Enemies, Same Conflicts

Today is the first day of Chanukah. And here is a timeless message from Simon the Maccabee: “We have not taken a foreign land, nor did we take the property of others — for this is the inheritance of our fathers, which was for some time unjustly possessed by our enemies. But we, having the opportunity, […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Chanukah 2017: The Battle of the Maccabees Continues

Today is the first day of Chanukah. And here is a timeless message from Simon the Maccabee: “We have not taken a foreign land, nor did we take the property of others — for this is the inheritance of our fathers, which was for some time unjustly possessed by our enemies. But we, having the opportunity, […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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ObamaCare and IRS in Action: American Citizen + Cancer – Insurance = Enemy of the State

ObamaCare was never about health, never about insurance, and never concerned with the poor and disadvantaged. Those are simply the rhetorical means by which the Democrat party seized and continues to seize unprecedented levers of power. Democrats achieve their aims by taxing the middle class—calling them rich— and creating a whirlwind of oppressive laws and […]

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