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Q&A Lights for 24 hours or 3 hours on 8 days -- which is better?

One understanding of the Channukah miracle is that oil that should have lasted for 1 day lasted for eight and the famous question is "if it should have lasted for 1 day, then why is the miracle an ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by rosends‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by robev‭

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Q&A Purity and Channukah

I'm trying to figure something out about Channukah: When the victorious Jews cleaned the temple they found only enough oil to light the menorah for 1 day and it took another 7 days before they had...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by rosends‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by robev‭

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Q&A Source for not referring to Chanuka lights as a "menora"

Following up on this question about the use of the words "menora" or "chanukiya" to refer to Chanuka lights: I find it interesting that the use of "chanukiya," popularized in 1897 through a secula...

0 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by Isaac Moses‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by Isaac Moses‭

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