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Chanukah's Essence
Salomon Says

Chanukah's Essence

It ain't just latkes.


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Visitor Comments: 16

(16) Hinda Cohen, December 16, 2014 6:52 PM


Thanks it was a brilliant, very inspiring video.

(15) Melanie Cline, December 21, 2011 6:11 AM

Happy Channukah rabbi!

Thank you for such thoughtful insights. May you and your family have a blessed Channukah.

(14) Anonymous, December 3, 2010 3:05 PM


Several years ago I found out that my mom was/ is Jewish. Going back in the family history, I found other incrediable, Jewish women: beautiful women of integrity who reached out, changing the lives of others. Then, this year, the Torah: full of beauty, love and the grace of God came into my life. Studying, learning, I am touched deep with-in me, where an empty space: a space of hunger that had never been filled is now, daily, satisified. So who wants to be a Jew? Me.Torah is giving me a life to live and a blessing to die for.

(13) Anonymous, December 18, 2009 12:22 AM

Judiasm teaches us to live a thoughtful life.  It teaches us to search for meaning beyond the superficial  and transitory pleasures of life.  Chanukah is a great time to reconnect with our community and remember what has made our survival possible.   With each new day of Chanukah unfolding, we can  dedicate ourselves to beingpart of the ongoing story of the Jewish people.

(12) Paul, December 16, 2009 10:28 PM

Happy Chanukah

Happy Chanukah Rabbi & everyone !!! The Jewish psychologist is a unique phenomenon. Hopefully the world be hearing more from them. Paul

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