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Holy Day: Jewish

Time: 9:00 AM until 9:30 PM
Date: Thursday, November 28
Location: Hanukkah Nov 27 (evening) to Dec 5
Contact: mission-identity@xavier.edu

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"

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