Virtual Candle lighting followed by a Hanukkah study program with renowned JTS scholar Dr. David Kraemer. We will begin with candle lighting at 7:15 followed by an interactive class at 7:30. Join via Zoom.
“No, Hanukkah is not a Minor Jewish Holiday”
Many of us have been taught that Hanukkah is “a minor Jewish holiday.” But the Rabbis of the Talmud would not agree with that assessment, asserting instead that it is an occasion of great importance. In this class, we will re-examine the meanings of Hanukkah and discover why the Rabbis considered it to be so significant. Click here for source sheets.