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Hanukkah: tragedy and victory

The Greek emperor Antiochus IV (215-164 BCE) forced the Greek religion oppressively upon Israel. This meant: kosher slaughter was forbidden, circumcision of the Jewish baby boys was forbidden, and observing Shabbat was forbidden. Exactly those matters which are still forbidden with aversion and disapproval by some political and spiritual leaders in Holland toward Jews, among...
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A great miracle happened there

This week we are going to celebrate Hanukkah, Feast of lights. In our congregation all sorts of preparations are made ​​for an extra festive gathering. The children again make a contribution and I heard them  practice songs and drama. There are baked goods in oil like soefganiot (sort of Berliner dumplings with jam) and other baked...
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Hannukah through it all

by Jehoeda ben-Jankoiv A jug of oil for just one day more time was needed for Your Dome You saw our deficit and knew gave Your light for the Prayer Home. One light: my G-d, His name is One Two lights: for Boaz and Yachin Three for Noah, Daniel, Job four golden Tabernacle rings Five...
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Sheep and shepherd

You must have seen little lambs in the meadow during spring. Nice sight, isn’t it, as they leap and jump and chase each other. And when go to their mothers and drink. What you see less often is when the mother sheep and their lambs are being sent inside. They don’t always like that. But...
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