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Hanukah and the Wide American Embrace

By Fran Snyder
"Hanukah" means "dedication." It's not the military feat—the Maccabees' triumph over King Antiochus IV's troops—that Hanukah celebrates. Rather, it’s the religious triumph, masterfully described in First Maccabees. Fresh from battle, Judah and his entire army went to the damaged Temple . . .
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