The festival of Chanukah is important for various different reasons. On a surface level, we simply light the Channukia for eight days. However, it is important that we deepen our level of understanding of the festival. Paradoxically, one of the obstacles to a deeper understanding of things is familiarity. Sometimes we become so familiar with something that it’s difficult to take a step back and understand it in its full depth. Chanukah is a perfect example of this.

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