8 Blogs for 8 Nights of Hanukkah Blog #1: Oil and the Secret of the Jew
For the past two weeks, I had the opportunity to meet with Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ) rabbis, congregational presidents, board members, youth and social action committees in Australia and New Zealand to discuss congregational social activism and Nothing But Nets. And what an incredible experience it has been -- both personally and professionally!
For some children, finding out that the tooth fairy isn't real is the final straw.
Every Hanukkah, we thank God for the miracle of the season. But what was the miracle? Simply this: The Maccabees and their legacy survived.
In today’s world that doesn’t feel quite festive, can I get myself into a celebratory mood for Hanukkah?