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Posted by ben Alexander

Tonight is New Year’s Eve so before I get into the substance of this post, I would like to wish all of you a Happy and Healthy New Year! 🥳

Chanukah ended, and though I haven’t written a word about it yet, I have been mulling something over quite a bit.

Traditionally, there’s a song that Jews sing after reciting the blessings and lighting the candles of the chanukiah 🕎. This song is called Ma’oz Tzur (“Strong Rock”), and there exists a popular, non-literal English… (..)

Https://youtu.be/gADDmP2UA5I

And

I am certain, thankful and proud that my daughter will not need to read the stanzas from a prayer book when she sings Ma’oz Tzur with her children during Chanukah.

BEN ALEXANDER

Please follow the link below for an personal reflection on the Celebration of the Light.

Holiday thoughts: Jewish v. Not – The skeptic’s kaddish/


This is one of my favourite Bible Stories /and it is probably history, even though there is a dispute regarding its proper place in Scripture… (…)

Chanukah https://www.biblesociety.org.uk/explore-the-bible/read/eng/GNB/AddEsth/2/