Each year, the story of Chanukah reminds us that it’s in our power to overcome insurmountable odds. When the
Maccabees, surrounded and outnumbered, faced the ancient Syrian-Greeks, they did not despair—they fought fiercely
against the forces that wanted to oppress them. And when they reclaimed the temple and realized they had only enough
oil to kindle the menorah for one night, they lit their flame—trusting that a miracle would extend this light.
Our tradition beckons us to choose to act in...