Chanukah brings a glow to every Jewish heart. Why?
This illuminating work follows the holiday from its historical roots in ancient Israel to contemporary practice. Join the Hasmoneans in their revolt against Greek influence and discover many hidden allusions in the Chanukah story. Explore the reasons for holiday customs like lighting candles for eight days, eating dairy foods and playing dreidel. Prepare for a fascinating excursion from the past to the future, and into your mind and heart.
From the author of The Breslov Haggadah, Esther: A Breslov Commentary and The Inner Temple comes another work of powerful spiritual impact. Tracing the hisorical roots of Chanukah into contemporary life, Yehoshua Starett light our way on the journey from ancient Israel to the future, and into the mind and heart.