Hanukkah and Religious Freedom

By Rabbi Marc D. Angel Hanukkah is widely observed as a holiday that celebrates religious freedom. The persecuted Jews of ancient Israel waged battle against their Syrian/Hellenistic oppressors, and won the right to rededicate the Temple and to restore Jewish worship and religious practices. Religious freedom is a wonderful thing. It allows us to worship…

the brain of the jews (when studying)

eran katz, American scholar of super memory yiddish author of the bestseller “jewish techniques to boost memory power” (ed crown) explains how and why the people of God excels in the art of remembering. Activation is the memory of the senses “Orthodox Jews in particular, since small, listen to several times during the year, sacred…