A Meditation on Hanukkah and Religious Freedom

By: Allen Hertzke

A time of sacred memory for Jews, Hanukkah also represents a timeless account of the quest for religious freedom and the dire consequences of its denial.  Indeed, the scriptural account in the Book of Maccabees richly evokes contemporary challenges to religious liberty, illustrates themes from diverse religious traditions, and echoes findings of cutting edge global research.   

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