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Chanukka (Hanukkah) what is it?

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Hanukkah (/ˈhɑːnəkə/ hah-nə-kə; Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה, Tiberian: Ḥănukkāh, usually spelled חנוכה, pronounced [χanuˈka] in Modern Hebrew; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah or Chanukkah), also known as the Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holidaycommemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empireof ... Read More »

Lesson about Chanukka, Rabbi Oury Cherki

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Why do I need to have to fight with the Greeks??  And the question whether these events that we are celebrating today, these wars that we had with the Greeks were really necessary? Was the possibility of cooperation between the Jewish people and the Greek culture, without having to get involved in the war? Read More »