The deepest flames are those that burn when the nights get dark and the hearts cold.
Anything compromised is Greek to those of a Divine persuasion. This is the story of the few who were victorious over the many. This is the miracle of a drop of inspiration that burned forever and on. Light is natural, and that is the greatest miracle. There are dark forces in this world that would rather drown in a storm than live in a lighthouse. For eight days and nights our fire burns, increasing in the holiness daily. We put a positive spin on everything, fry latkes, and dish out gelt (not guilt). We praise the Creator. Once upon a time the light burned supernaturally. The real miracle is that it still does.
The word “Chanukah” comes from the word chinuch, which means “initiation.” Chanukah celebrates the renewal of the service in the Holy Temple after it was liberated from the Greek defiler, purified, and rededicated as the seat of G-d’s manifest presence in our world.Read More