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December 2016


A Sign of Our Times

Give the Gift of Love

Hanukkah is the time to celebrate kindness.

Why Light?

Hanukkah and the Indomitable Jewish Spirit

Rededicating Ourselves

Universal Messages of Hanukkah

“Myrrh is Mine”

A Magi and her Menorah

Confucius Says:

“I Have No Idea What to Cook for Hanukkah”

Why Judaism?

Examining our purpose and meaning.

Last Chance

Is Obama preparing a parting shot at Israel?

The Third Temple

Looking Back

Lights of Hanukkah

In Memory of Rabbi Hazzan David Kane

Free Speech Under Threat

An Interview with Ben Shapiro

You say Potato, I say Potato

Rethinking a holiday favorite.

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