Tag Archives: Hanukkah

Hanukkah parallels between Maccabees and the modern miracle of Israel

WALL STREET JOURNAL Lighting Candles for Liberty by Ruth R. Wisse December 4, 2015 …The [Hanukkah] festival commemorates the recapture and rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem almost 22 centuries ago, initiating eight decades of Jewish sovereignty in the land … Continue reading

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Forty years later, an urban [Baltimore] synagogue celebrates its birth

BALTIMORE SUN by Jonathan Pitts December 16, 2014 Four decades ago, one of the area’s oldest synagogues moved from its longtime home in the city to a sprawling campus in Pikesville, becoming part of a sweeping postwar exodus of Jews … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment