This program includes candle-lighting from Vienna, a thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “The Light of the Spirit that Never Dies” and mini-tours of Shilo Olive Press with Eve Harow & Har HaZeitim with Rabbi Ken Spiro. Rabbi Menachem Leibtag shares a thought on Olives, Oil and Chanukat HaMikdash, and we spotlight our modern-day Maccabee, Rabbi Yehudah Glick.
A global candle-lighting from Mizrachi leaders around the world opens our last day of Chanukah programming, followed by a visit to the Golden Menorah in the Old City with Rabbi Ken Spiro, and a Chanukah thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “The First Clash of Civilizations”. Rabbanit Shani Taragin shares an idea on Torah vs Greek Wisdom, and our modern-day Maccabee is World Mizrachi’s 100-year-old President, Kurt Rothschild.
This program includes candle-lighting from the Kotel, a thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “The Third Miracle” and a mini-tour of the Maccabee Hiding Caves and Battle Ground with Rabbi Barnea Selavan. Sivan Rahav Meir shares a thought on Heroism and Chanukah and we shine a light on a modern-day Maccabee, Avigdor Kahalani.
Candle-lighting at an IDF base, a tour of Hasmonean Battleground with Eve Harow, and a Chanukah thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “The light of war and the light of peace”. Rabbi Doron Perez shares a thought for Chanukah, and we feature Ambassador David Friedman as our modern-day Maccabee.
Join us for candle-lighting from Har HaBayit, a thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “Inside/Outside” and a mini-tour of the Hellenistic Burial Caves with Shulie Mishkin. Rabbi Jeremy Gimpel offers an idea on Mesirut Nefesh in the Face of Avoda Zara, and we highlight our modern-day Maccabee, Miriam Peretz.
Our Chanukah program features candle-lighting from the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin and a thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “Chanukah in our Time”. Shulie Mishkin will guide you though a Hasmonean Army Base, Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon shares an insight in Jewish Independence, Tefillah and Faith, and we meet our modern-day Maccabee, Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich.
A candle-lighting from Athens in Greece and a tour of the Jaffa Gate and the Hasmonean Walls with Rabbi Ken Spiro are part of this program, as well as a Chanukah thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “Inspired by Faith, We Can Change the World”. Dr. Yael Ziegler shares an idea on the Centrality of Jerusalem, and our modern-day Maccabee is Minister of Jerusalem Affairs, Rabbi Rafi Peretz.
Join us for candle-lighting from Rome, a thought from Rabbi Sacks zt”l on “To Light Another Light” and a mini-tour of the Hasmonean Desert Fortress with Rabbi Barnea Selavan. Rabbanit Rachelle Fraenkel offers an idea on Jewish Purity, and we highlight our modern-day Maccabee, Dr Naomi Marmon Grumet of The Eden Center.