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Hebrew Word of the Day
December 10, 2018
Theme: Hanukkah

Shmonah yamim —
"Eight Days"

YAEL’S CORNER

Yael Eckstein from Hanukkah Facebook Live, December 2018

Sharing God's Miracles

As we enter this miraculous season, Yael talks about the importance of publicizing the miracles God has done, telling of one she experienced this Hanukkah, and asking us to share their own.

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What Is Hanukkah?

The joyous festival of Hanukkah begins on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev. Discover the spiritual lessons of this special holiday in this Bible study.

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What Is the Significance of the Menorah?

December 10, 2018

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains that the menorah is the most visible symbol of the Hanukkah celebration, and its roots can be traced back to the Tabernacle.


Rabbi Eckstein and Yael light Hanukkah menorah, December 12, 2017

Celebrating Hanukkah Today

December 7, 2018

On today's program, Yael Eckstein shares how she and her family celebrate Hanukkah.


Why Is Hanukkah Known as the Festival of Lights?

December 6, 2018

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains that Hanukkah is known as the "Festival of Lights" because of the eternal light that stayed lit for eight days with only one flask of oil to keep it burning.