“I like to think our peace, love, and light affect their hate. We cannot hide, we must not be fearful. We must let our light shine.”
Jewish identity certainly won’t be lost over Halloween, a rabbi argues.
On Sukkot, one of the main rituals involves waving branches around, which the Jews might have done in imitation of the Greeks.
If ever there was a good time to light Hanukkah candles, it’s on this year’s winter solstice — one of the longest nights in all of human history.