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Other than a few parenthetical references, the Mishnah makes no mention of the story and laws of Chanukah. This explains why.
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Teves focuses us on the Temple from two angles. First, the end of Chanukah celebrates of the return to the Temple. And secondly, the fast day on the 10th of the month marks the siege against Jerusalem.
Enjoy these Jewish mystical teachings on light, by Rabbi Simon Jacobson, best-selling author of “Toward a Meaningful Life”.
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This Chanukah workshop will uncover the secrets of the secrets of your soul through the mystery of the pure Chanukah oil.
Chanukah is commemorated with oil. On Purim we celebrate with wine.
The Unplugged version of Samech Vov asks the relevant question: How does one’s fire remain when the inspiration begins to dim?
Through defining the Halachic term of an earthen vessel, we learn two important factors in serving G-d appropriately: Humility and Passion.
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Even in the darkest moments there is light somewhere. A discussion with Simon Jacobson about reaching depressed people and finding light in dark places.
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In Parshat Terumah, G/d shows Moses how to build the menorah from one piece of gold, showing how all details of life are an extension of one single entity.
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We each have the responsibility to inspire our own soul and the soul of others, to breathe life into our own experiences and into the lives of others.