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THE FESTIVAL OF HANUKKAH-Selected laws & Customs of Aleppo Jewry

THE FESTIVAL OF HANUKKAH By Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D. The miracle of Hanukkah occurred approximately 22 centuries ago. When the Greek-Hellenistic Empire ruled over Israel. Antiokhos the Governor, decreed that no Jew be allowed to practice the Missvot of the Torah. This decree meant that the Jews would not be able to keep Shabbat, eat […]