“What is Hanukkah?”

Even our Sages ask this in Tractate Shabbat, so I am not offended when every non-Jew I know asks me to explain Hanukkah. This past week was a great opportunity for me to refine my spiel, so here is a short synopsis of WHY Jews celebrate Chanukah (there are many ways to spell it in… Continue reading “What is Hanukkah?”