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Jul 22 2017, Tammuz 28, 5777
Torah reading: Matot-Masei

Chanukah

Miracles In Our Time

By: Rabbi Shlomo Ezagui   Holidays are not vacations, even though that’s included as well. Holy days, are special segments of time imbued with exceptional spiritual characteristics. These unique days are opportunities to strengthen ourselves in extraordinary ways. Chanukah has many dimensions to it. There is off course the celebration of the lights. A small jug of … Read more

Mind Over Heart

By: Rabbi Shlomo Ezagui   The Holiday of Chanukah represents the victory of light over darkness. The philosophy of the Hellenists at that time (things haven’t changed much) was to dilute the purity of faith in G-d, and the unadulterated message of the Bible, with current thinking. A small group of people, stood up to a … Read more

The Number 8, Moshiach and Oil

By: Rabbi Shlomo Ezagui   The Torah-Bible informs us that G-d created the world in six days and ceased working on the seventh, the Sabbath. The number six can thus be said to represent the natural world that was created in six days (time) with its six spatial directions (east-west, north-south, up-down). The number seven represents … Read more