Chanukah in 2022: Hellenism and Torah Values

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December 21 2022
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Venue: Beth Shalom Cong. (Scranton, PA) Beth Shalom Cong. (Scranton, PA)

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In what ways were Hellenisim and Torah values incompatible? What is the connection between the revolt of the Hasmoneans, the miracle of the oil, and the unique emphasis of hiddur mitzvah on Chanukah? How is this relevant to our lives as Jews in the 21st century?

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    Learning on the Marcos and Adina Katz YUTorah site is sponsored today by the Goldberg and Mernick families to mark the yahrzeit of Samuel M. Goldberg, R’ Shmuel Meir ben R’ Eliyahu HaCohen z”l and by the Ehrman Family for a refuah for R' Yitzchak Yonah ben Chana and Chaya Chana Chani bas Orna Adel בתוך שאר חולי ישראל