Hanukkah presents an opportunity to use the simple act of lighting the Hanukkiyah for eight nights as an opportunity to give attention to the power of ordinary, daily work at sustaining our congregations. Miracles inspire us and lead to transformation, and they can be found any moment, as long as we take the time to look.
This week, The Times of Israel published an essay I wrote about what it means to reaffirm your synagogue’s core purpose on Hanukkah. You can read the article by clicking on this link. Hag Urim Sameah.