Category: Holidays

Hiddur Mitzvah and Putting Heart into Chanukah


On Chanukah we celebrate the triumph of religious liberty: the freedom to openly, joyfully observe the rituals of our own choosing, free from fear and persecution. In the Hellenic society of the Maccabees’ time, conformity of religion forced out religious diversity, driving Jewish families to learn Torah in secret, pulling out games of dreidel when… Read more »