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The Shalva Band reminds us as a world community of all the amazingness that we can be.
Just a few days before the start of Hanukkah, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan delivered remarks that would have made the Maccabees proud.
Our readers have their say.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Ben Platt, Adam Sandler and Sacha Baron Cohen all share musical Hanukkah posts on social media.
By AMY SPIRO
Jews ate latkes (fried potato pancakes) and sufganiyot (fried donuts) to commemorate the miracle of the single oil flask found in the Temple when the Maccabees retook the holy site.
By MICAH HALPERN
We are celebrating the triumph of the Maccabees, led by Mattityahu and later by his son Judah, over the Greek Syrians, led by Antiochus.
By DVORA WAYSMAN
The Hasmonean revolt was not a fundamentalist- religious movement sworn to the destruction of liberal Western ideologies.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
The Jewish people had succeeded in surviving their enemies, she said, but the challenge today, is to survive from themselves.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The candle for the first night of Hanukkah was lit by a group including police officers, paramedics, the head of the local FBI office and survivors of the massacre, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.
Hundreds of celebrants hailed the officers — guests of the Chabad of Roslyn — as heroes representing the triumph of the human spirit.
By NICOLE FULLER/NEWSDAY,SCOTT EIDLER/NEWSDAY
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to a bakery for his latest video.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The two Hanukkah receptions, which had been scheduled for December 5, will now take place on December 6.
By MICHAEL WILNER
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