It's a very simple holiday
It's a very simple holiday when, for a time, light is the most important thing and life isn't always about material stuff.
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Hanukkah is a celebration of the miracle of the oil that was only supposed to last for one night, but lasted for eight nights ...
It's really a story about the resiliency of the Jewish people and that despite our small numbers we still beat the odds and we're still a growing people.
Hanukkah has very little accouterments attached to it ... Besides dreidels and gold, foil-wrapped coins, the menorah is the way to showcase the holiday.
Holidays help because they come with stories, and the Hanukkah story is good for relaying that the divine pervades everything, even darkness.