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The true meaning of Hanukkah

The true meaning of Hanukkah

Madeline Topf, Editor-In-Chief

December 6, 2013

As Hanukkah draws to a close tonight, senior Naomi Peterson will be lighting eighth and final candle on her family’s menorah. She will also light the candle in the middle, the shamash, which sits above the other candles on the menorah. The shamash was used traditionally for practical lighting purposes,...