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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

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