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Hanukkah & Thanksgiving: A Torah Perspective

What role does giving thanks play in this holiday?

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1: Is Hanukkah a Big Miracle?

2: What Does the Flame Remind You Of?

3: Seeing the Hidden Miracle

4: The Great Dispute

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Visitor Comments: 14

(14) Diane, December 3, 2014 3:17 PM

Amazing Teaching!

Thank you for the understanding of the miracle. I learned so much that it brought me to tears. Be blessed!

(13) Anonymous, March 23, 2014 7:15 AM

láma vs maduaע out of balance

I submit that it's more likely that people read the upper left corner of the card vs read and count the shapes on a card--they're simply not accustomed to looking at the whole picture when understanding their stimuli; similarly to your madua observation tho, Moshe sees things as they are, rather than only seeing them through a preëxistent filter for how things can be. Is it possible that we have láma filters out of balance with maduaע that might make too few Moshes among us?

(12) Roi Levine, December 3, 2013 3:39 AM


What a great inspirational video to encourage us to see the miracle in life!

(11) C Green, November 28, 2013 5:54 PM

physical bravery & transcendent service

I enjoyed the unmentioned juxtaposition between the physical courage displayed by Moses to the Egyptian, Sheperds & etc obviously denoting a connection to the physical courage of the Hasmoneans. On top of the mentioned the juxtaposition of the priestly temple service and the burning bush.

(10) Rachel, November 28, 2013 3:52 AM


What a wonderful comparison of Biblical accounts. What a new revelation of Biblical concepts. Really makes me feel like a child learning new and wonderful Biblical matters. Thank you so much for teaching this messianic gentile 64 year old woman something new and beautiful. Have a wonderful Feast of Dedication/Festival of Lights. As we have enjoyed this presentation from the Light of Torah and the History of Israel.

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