Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Ghosts of Chanukah Past

"I couldn't imagine somebody like Osama bin Laden understanding the joy of Hanukkah." — President George W. Bush, Dec. 10, 2001

If you're new to the blog you might not know why Chanukah has 8 days. If so, you can find out here. [Though this is where it began]

Hungry for more of same? See: Oy Chanuka

And because no trip down memory lane would be complete without an undressing of Cross Currents check out this discussion of Toby Katz's mistaken view of Chanuka, too

Finally: Never forget that "Chanukah would probably have gone the way of Shavuot, a more significant Jewish holiday which few Jews celebrate because there is no popular Christian holiday surrounding it."

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