Endthoughts: A plausible Meaning of Hanukkah

By Steven Greenberg

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, November 25, 1994

Steven Greenberg suggests that Hanukkah has a deeper meaning than simply just a military victory. He states that Hanukkah acts as a reminder for Jews to pursue dreams of global goodness and justice, and that it should be seen as a celebration of the freedom to be different.

Topic: Morality, Communal Responsibility, Justice, Ethics, Pluralism, Multiculturalism, Holidays

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.482

Page Number(s): 8-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Greenberg, Steven. Endthoughts: A plausible Meaning of Hanukkah. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 25 November 1994: 8-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8041


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