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Jewish Holidays

Acknowledging and Acclaiming

December 20, 2019, by

 Shiur provided courtesy of Naaleh.com Adapted by Channie Koplowitz Stein The Gemarrah recounts the origins of the Chanukah Festival. The menorah that the Maccabees lit with just enough oil for one day lasted for eight days. The following year the Sanhedrin established these eight days as a permanent festival of Hallel/praise and hoda’ah/thanksgiving. Rashi explains that […]