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Courage of Chanukah

Courage of Chanukah

Based on a Naaleh.com shiur by Rabbi Hanoch Teller Rabbi Yisrael Miller told me that he once attended a Torah...
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Chanukah: Revealing The Essence

Chanukah: Revealing The Essence

Based on a Naaleh.com shiur by Mrs. Shira Smiles  It appears that the greatest darkness is failing to recognize the...
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Chanukah-Greek Fragmentation and Jewish Unity

Chanukah-Greek Fragmentation and Jewish Unity

Based on a Naaleh.com shiur by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller  The Grecian exile was not a physical exile but rather galut...
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The Artist’s Task

The Artist’s Task

On Nov. 18, 1995, Itzhak Perlman, the famous violinist, appeared on stage in New York to give a concert. Pearlman...
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Spinning the Cosmic Dreidel

Spinning the Cosmic Dreidel

In October 1940, Rabbi Chaim Stein z’tzl led a group of students from Telshe on a daring escape from war...
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The Hidden Light

The Hidden Light

A group of chassidim once set out on a journey to the Chozeh of Lublin. Yankele, the wagon driver listened...
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The Eternal Spark Within Us

The Eternal Spark Within Us

About a century ago, a poor wandering Rabbi traveled to Milan, Italy on a fundraising mission.  As he walked along...
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Travel Candles

Travel Candles

Travel Candles It was Zot Chanukah, the zenith of the holiday when all eight flames are kindled to affirm the...
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