Hanukkah is the celebration of lights, the remembrance of oil burning miraculously long, it is a time of dreidels, a story about courageous Jewish defenders of the faith. It is also in practice a relatively new holiday. Let’s tell the story of this once minor holiday and how it shape shifted greet and compete with its holiday siblings Christmas and Solstice.
Note (Hanukkah in 2017 begins on the 12th and ends on the 20th )