Why Is Hanukkah Known as the Festival of Lights?

Why Is Hanukkah Known as the Festival of Lights?

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.

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