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A Look at Our History: December 2012

Posted December 18, 2012

A Look at Our History: December 2012

An archival image from Chanukah 1991

Celebrating with light is popular in many religions during the dark month of December. During Chanukah, lighting the chanukiyah is our tradition, as represented by these joyful religious school students preparing to light the candles. The candles of the chanukiyah represent the miraculous eight days that the small vial of oil found in the Temple burned after the success led by the Maccabees.

These monthly historical briefs are prepared by Amy Goldberger, Chair of the Archives Committee and Anne Mininberg, Archivist