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The two Hanukkah receptions, which had been scheduled for December 5, will now take place on December 6.
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By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
When two mitzvot are in conflict with each other, we commonly favor the mitzvah that we engage in more regularly.
By TOVA HARTMAN
This is the dual lesson of Hanukkah and of Joseph and his brothers: disunity leads to defeat and exile; unity leads to redemption.
By DAVID GOLINKIN
It should come as no surprise that the Sages tell Hanukkah stories about both the inextinguishable light of Jewish nature and the universal human hope that dawn follows the dark.
By MIKE FEUER
Jews in the Diaspora deal with this question every day; it goes to the essence of their identities.
By HADASSAH FIDLER
By LES SAIDEL
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