Monday, December 6, 2010

The Meaning of Light


"It is the way of the Torah to identify all of the world's benefits as 'light'. It doesn't refer to actual light, but rather peace and quiet and dignity and health, as in Esther 8:16 - 'The Jews experienced light and joy...'"

(Rabbeinu Bechayye, Kad haKemach, Ner Chanukah)

Chag urim sameach,

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