From Tenor

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… (..)



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.


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… (…)