Holy Day: Jewish
9:00 AM until 9:30 PM
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Hanukkah Nov 27 (evening) to Dec 5
Hanukkah: An eight day Jewish festival of lights that commemorates the victory of the Maccabees over the Syrians.
Reflection: The miracle, of course, was not that the oil for the sacred light -
in a little cruse - lasted as long as they say; but that the courage of the Maccabees lasted to this day: let that nourish my flickering spirit.” – Charles Reznikoff, "Meditations on the Fall and Winter Holidays"