Tag Archives: Chanukah

A Chanukah message from Boris Johnson to Britain’s Jews

“Britain would not be Britain without its Jewish community. And we will stand with you and celebrate with you — at Chanukah and all year round.”

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The real story of Hanukah, not the one you hear at Sunday school: “the battle Judah Maccabee and his boys won was really a civil war against the Jews who turned away from their faith”

FORWARD ‘The Greeks Tried To Kill Us’ And Other Hanukkah Myths Debunked by Zach Epstein December 19, 2019 …The Hellenistic Jews were engaged in a battle of identity with the traditional Jews, and enlisted the help of the brutal King … Continue reading

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“Hanukkah, after all, is about a war: a war against Hellenism, the attempt by Greek forces to force a pagan vision upon the Jews”

JEWISH JOURNAL Hanukkah Is Not Christmas. This Year, Let’s Embrace That by Ben Shapiro November 28, 2018 It’s that time of year again when American Jews bask in the wintertime flavor of Christmas — when we teach our children that … Continue reading

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EVENT StandWithUs Hindu-Jewish Festival of Lights

StandWithUs presents Hindu / Jewish Festival of Lights Celebrating Diwali and Chanukah November 18, 2018 at 6 PM Temple Beth-El 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL Featuring Samson “Mahatma Moses” Koletar, The World’s only Indian-Jewish Stand Up Comedian Indian and Israel … Continue reading

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Chanukah 2017: Hellenized Jews viewpoints “more “sophisticated” and more universalistic than the structured, rule-driven, and limiting vision of G-d’s covenant”

DAILY WIRE Chanukah 2017: The Modern-Day Hellenizers And The Issue of Jerusalem by Elliott Hamilton December 12, 2017 …While most Jews learn that Chanukah represents the Jewish people’s triumphant victory over the Seleucid Empire, the truth is that the Maccabean … Continue reading

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Trump’s first White House Hanukkah Party [VIDEO]

TIMES OF ISRAEL At White House Hanukkah party, Trump celebrates his Jerusalem decision by Eric Cortellessa December 8, 2017 US President Donald Trump strode onto the stage at the White House Hanukkah Reception with a particular air of confidence on Thursday … Continue reading

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PM #Netanyahu addresses citizens of #Israel on #Chanukah

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has remarked on the UN decision at the Lighting of the First Chanukah Candle at an Event in Salute of Wounded IDF and Security Forces Veterans and Victims of Terrorism December 25, 2016 “Citizens of … Continue reading

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