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NETANYAHU: PALESTINIANS MUST FACE REALITY OVER JERUSALEM
JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister has said Palestinians must "get to grips with" the reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital in order to move towards peace.
USHMC TO RECOGNIZE THE GUERINS WITH LEADERSHIP AWARD
LOS ANGELES -- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will present to Vera and Paul Guerin, its National Leadership Award at the “2018 Los Angeles Dinner: What You Do Matters” event on Thursday, March 1, 2018, for their contributions to preserving Holocaust history.
WHAT IS HANUKKAH
All around the world, Jewish adults and children celebrate the Jewish festival of lights called Hanukkah. The date of Hanukkah changes every year, because it depends on the calendar, but it will always fall in November or December. This year Erev Channukah begins at sundown 24 Kislev.
ASK THE RABBI
WHAT KIND OF TEST?
By RABBI DR RAYMOND APPLE
The Lubavitcher Rebbe said that the Chanukah lights fulfil a double purpose. They are a source of light within the house, and they also symbolize the duty of bringing light to the world outside. This is suggested by Midrashic sources which speak of the Jewish people as the world’s shammash, its “servant light.”
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