Monthly Archives: December 2011

Chana And Her 7 Sons – Not A Chanukah Story

There is a story attributed to Chanukah that has mistakenly been circulated among our people for literally millennia about “Chana and her 7 sons.” The source of the error is found in the Book of the Maccabees II (which is … Continue reading

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God Works Mida K’Neged Mida – Measure For Measure, A Chanukah Story

I was seventeen years old so it must have been the winter of 1963 and plans for the upcoming Chanukah break were non-existent. In those pre-historic days, families really didn’t vacation during school breaks the way they do now, we … Continue reading

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T’was the Night Before Chanukah

T’was the night before Chanukah, boychiks and maidels, Not a sound could be heard, not even the dreidels. The menorah was set on the chimney, just right, In the kitchen my Bubbe hut gechapt a bite. Salami, pastrami, a glessala tay and zowerah … Continue reading

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