The holiday of light and hope began Thursday, December 7, as our brothers and sisters in Israel battle to end terrorism.
“The lights of Chanukah are a symbol of our joy. In time of darkness, our ancestors had the courage to struggle for freedom. Theirs was a victory of the weak over the strong, the few over the many. It was a victory for all ages and all peoples.” On the Doorposts of Your House, Prayers and Ceremonies for the Jewish Home.
As Jews, we continue to fight for Torah and hold tightly to the light of freedom. Everywhere Jews are feeling the heaviness of oppression and hatred as antisemitism continues to spread its ugliness and we ask of each other “what can we do?”