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HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Religious Faith and Art
HaRav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Haftara of Shabbat Chanuka
Rav Shlomo Levi Where to Light on Chanuka
HaRav Yehuda Amital zt”l The Hasmonean State
Harav Yaakov Medan “They, Too, Were Part of the Miracle”  
Rav Shlomo Levi “One and Seven”
Rav David Brofsky

“To Kindle the Lights of Chanuka”


VBM Chanuka Archives

  • The Meaning of Chanuka
Harav Yehuda Amital Letting the Light of Torah Shine
Harav Yehuda Amital The Significance of Chanuka According to the Maharal
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein  Chanuka - The Menora and the War
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Chanuka: Restoration and Innovation
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Importance of Preparing the Menora
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Dual Nature of Chanuka
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Chanuka as a Holiday of Innovation and Renewal
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Symbolism of the Menora and the Incense
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Studying Greek Wisdom
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Judaism and Greek Culture
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein "To Make Them Forget Your Torah and to Divert Them From the Laws of Your Will"
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein God and Man According to Judaism and Hellenism
HaRav Mosheh Lichtenstein Publicizing the Miracle and the Covenant of Chanuka
HaRav Yaakov Medan Avraham, Gidon, and the Hasmoneans
HaRav Yaakov Medan The Miracle of the Oil and the History of Chanuka
HaRav Yaakov Medan On Miracles, Revealed and Hidden
Rav Ezra Bick Why Celebrate a Miracle?
Rav Yitzchak Blau The Two Miracles of Chanuka
Rav Yoel Bin-Nun The Secret of Chanuka as Revealed by the Prophecies of Chaggai and Zekhari
Rav Eliyahu Blumenzweig "In Those Days, at This Time"
Rav David Brofsky Chanuka: The Reasons to Celebrate and the Nature of the Laws
Rav Itamar Eldar Chassidic Teachings on Chanuka: Is the Mitzva Kindling the Lights  or Setting Them Down
Rav Itamar Eldar Chassidic Teachings on Chanuka: Do We Celebrate Miracles or the Routine?
Rav Mordechai Friedman Yosef and Chanuka
Rav Nati Helgot and Dr. Avi Shmidman A final stanza to the piyyut "Maoz Tzur" which adds praise to Hashem for the modern miracle which we have all witnessed -
the salvation of Am Yisrael from the pit of exile and the reestablishment of Jewish sovereignty in our Land.
Rav Yair Kahn The Recitation of Hallel on Chanuka
Rav Yair Kahn The Miracle of the Lights
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Chanuka: Insularity or Influence?
Rav Menachem Leibtag Chanuka and the Prophecies of the Second Temple Period
Rav Asher Meir The Once and Future Festival
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon The Significance of the Miracle of Oil
Rav Yehuda Shaviv The Haftora for Shabbat Chanuka
Rav Moshe Taragin Expressions of Pirsumei Nissa
Rav Moshe Taragin Chanuka as the Inauguration of Galut
Rav Moshe Taragin The Nature of the Blessing of "She-assa Nissim"
  • The  Laws  of   Chanuka
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Can a Child Light Chanuka Candles for the Household?
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Women's Obligation to Light Chanuka Candles
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Lighting Chanuka Candles in the Synagogue
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Lighting Chanuka Candles by Soldiers and Travellers
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Lighting from Candle to Candle
HaRav Baruch Gigi The Shehecheyanu Blessing on Chanuka
Rav David Brofsky The Proper Time for Lighting Chanuka Candles
Rav David Brofsky Ner Chanuka: Who Lights and How Many Candles?
Rav Nathaniel Helfgot Chanuka and Purim: A Study of their Differences
Rav Yair Kahn "She-assa Nissim La-avoteinu"
Rav Shlomo Levi Chanuka Candles Lit for Less than Half an Hour
Rav Shlomo Levi Where to Light on Chanuka
Rav Mayer Lichtenstein "They, Too, Were Included in that Miracle"
Rav Doniel Schreiber Lighting Chanuka Candles - A Halakhic Overview
Rav Doniel Schreiber Mitzvat Hallel - A Halakhic Overview
Rav Yehuda Shaviv The "Shamash"
Rav Yossi Slotnik Publicizing the Miracle of Chanuka in Times of Danger
Rav Meir Spiegelman "In Matters of Holiness, We Ascend"
Rav Binyamin Tabory Are These Candles Indeed Holy?
Rav Moshe Taragin The Chanuka Menora and the Menora of the Temple
Rav Moshe Taragin Jewish Monarchy
Rav Moshe Taragin The Function of the Temple Menora
Rav Moshe Taragin The Blessing of "She-assa Nissim" and Publicizing the Miracle
Rav Moshe Taragin Talmudic Methodology - How Did the Greeks Defile the Temple?
Rav Moshe Taragin Chanuka Candles as an Obligation of the House

(hebrew audios)


Rav Lichtenstein Sicha - 5765
Rav Amital Sicha - 5765

Rav Medan - Chanuka 5765 - On Harav Amital
Rav Rachmani - Chanuka 5765 - On Harav Amital

Rav Lichtenstein Sicha - 5764
Rav Amital Sicha - 5764


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