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Oil or Wax?

What do you prefer for your Chanukah lights? Wax candles, or olive oil? In our family, we use oil. After all, that’s what they used in…

The Gorgeous Bird

Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov was known to spend many hours engrossed in prayer. The founder of the Chassidic movement would dwell…

Instant Chanukah

Enter any Judaica store this time of year, and Chanukah supplies abound.  The ubiquitous dreidels are nowadays also flanked by all sorts…