'The Last Stand Holiday:' Hanukkah's Forgotten Depths Lets Get Lit Podcast

Author Noam Zion has a few surprises for those seeking to better fathom this oft-misunderstood holiday.

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Noam Zion, author of A Different Light: The Big Book of Hanukkah, sheds some light on what the holiday is really about, and tells us how the divisions within contemporary Jewry and Zionism emerge in the story of how Hanukkah is celebrated.

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