Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Fourth Flame: The Twisted Flame

The Havdalah candle we light on Saturday night at the end of Shabbat is a twisted flame. Two wicks braided together. What is the message for Chanukah? Fire symbolizes both life and death. A fire can be destructive or constructive. … Continue reading

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The Third Flame: Seeing the Light

James Michener writes “An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine but because people refuse to see it.” Yesterday morning, my daughter Elisheva, saw the light. I am so grateful. We were getting ready for the … Continue reading

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The Second Flame: A Reflection of the Living Torah

Reflection composed on Chanukah while in Israel a few years ago. The idea remains as relevant as ever. I am sitting at the Western Wall plaza after midnight and less than 24 hours before kindling the second flame of Chanukah. … Continue reading

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The First Flame: Counting the Stars

What do the Chanukah flames signify to you? Share your insights on the post for the daily flame and inspire others all over the world! Last year, I asked one of my daughters this question and she responded, “The light … Continue reading

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Special Chanukah Edition

Light the World and Ignite Your Soul during the Eight Days of Chanukah! Eight Nights of Chanukah from November 27th – December 5th. You are about to embark on the journey of Eight Days to a Better You for Chanukah. … Continue reading

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