The Maccabbees recaptured and rededicated the Temple in Jerusalem and re-lit the candelabra that was to remain lit at all times. In the two millennia since, their heroism has been celebrated each year at Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. Their courage offers lessons for people of all faiths wrestling with today’s challenges. Here, from authors Ellen Frankel and Rabbi Baruch HaLevi, are five spiritual lessons that Hanukkah can teach us all.
The Festival of lights»