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December 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - December 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Hanukkah is a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. It is also known as the Festival of Lights. The Maccabees successfully rebelled against Antiochus IV Epiphanes. According to the Talmud, a late text, the Temple was purified and the wicks of the menorah miraculously burned for eight days, even though there was only enough sacred oil for one day’s lighting. The victory of faith and the spirit over probabilities and fears has yet to be fully realized. Chag Hanukkah sameach!