…the strong relationship between Chanukah and Succos.
…the different nature of Persumei Nissa (publicizing the miracle) on Chanukah
…what the Greeks were claiming back then
…what the non-Jewish nations want from us today
…where we are failing in the battle against assimilation and how we can succeed
Download the mp3 – R’ Moshe Schwerd – Shielding Our Children from Assimilation (right click and save target as).
And from a few years back: how the present-giving orientation of the holiday threatens to usurp its purpose. Recapture the essence of the holiday.
Download the mp3 – R’ Moshe Schwerd – Chanukah and American Materialism (right click and save target as).