Hanukkah  Brought Me Freedom!

Hanukkah Brought Me Freedom!

Freedom isn’t free, and I have found a greater understanding of that statement. Last weekend I decided to clear out all the Christmas decorations that have been more than a lifetime of collecting.  Some things were from my mothers childhood, my childhood and my...

Jesus Claims to be God

During the celebration of Hanukkah (John 10:22-42) Jesus made His last and most clear declaration of His Deity.  Sadly there are many today, both Jews and Gentiles, and even some Christians, who say that Jesus never claimed to be God. My response, “O YES He did!”  The...
I Hate Christmas!

I Hate Christmas!

“I hate this time of year!” “Me, too,” her friend replied as they walked into the synagogue. “I hate having Christmas shoved down my throat.” I knew exactly how the two women felt. I’d felt the same way. Every December, the entire world seemed to separate between...

Hanukkah Videos

The miracle of Hanukkah is not about some oil lasting for eight days.   God gave a miraculous military victory to the ill-equipped army of Israel over the powerful Greek army of Antiochus IV.  Another miracle is the detailed history found in Daniel Chapters 10-12. The...
LIGHTING THE MENORAH

LIGHTING THE MENORAH

The traditional celebration of Hanukkah includes lighting a candle each of the eight nights of the holiday. A special 9 branch candelabra (called a Hanukkiah) is used. The ninth candle is called Shamos or Servant. This candle is lit first and then lights all the...

Hanukkah Recipes

The legend of the oil brings oil to the Hanukkah table.  Anything fried is perfect…fattening but perfect!   CHEESE FRITTERS These fritters are made with cheese then fried in oil, so they are a perfect addition to your Hanukkah table. Serve them hot with jam...

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