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With Liberty and Presents for All

Through an analysis of Hanukkah ads, Yael Buechler explains how Yiddish newspapers used the Old Country language to acculturate Jews to the New Country.

The Fourth Chapter of Avot as an extended reflection on Epicurean...

In the spirit of Hanukkah, Yaakov Jaffe offers an intriguing thesis tying together a series of Mishnayot in the fourth chapter of Pirkei Avot: they are all responding to various aspects of Epicurean philosophy.

Darkness Will Envelop Me: A Meditation on Hanukkah

Dr. Devora Steinmetz offers a meditation on the significance of Hanukkah and darkness.

Playing Dreidel with Kafka and Rabbi Nahman

Joey Rosenfeld takes Kafka and Rav Nahman for a spin, on their timely drey-ing of the tops!

“In Every Generation They Rise Up Against Us to Destroy Us”:...

Malka Simkovich on the Hasmonean victories and the truth behind the Hanukkah miracle.

Cultural Migrations of a Hanukkah Pilgrimage

Elli Fischer explores the ideological components of developments in Hanukkah traditions.

On Candlelight

Media culture scholar, Matt Sienkiewicz, reflects on the Maccabeats phenomenon and the group's first viral smash.

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