Life’s Path

Rabbi Rich Nichol shares a few more nuggets of wisdom while surrounded by the beauty of the Northeastern autumn.

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The Light of the World

How do the similarities between Hanukkah and Christmas reflect on the relationship between Jews and Christians in this most festive season?

Christmas Without Hanukkah?

If you think about it, Christmas wouldn’t exist without Hanukkah. What does that say about God’s plan for Israel and for history?

Hanukkah Stories

Rabbi Dr. Vered Hillel has compiled a few of her favorite children’s Hanukkah stories to read each night—with accompanying videos!

Hanukkah: Celebrating the Light of Messiah

Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of the oil, where a day’s worth of oil lasted eight days. But how historically plausible is this narrative?

Hanukkah in Israel

Rabbi Dr. Vered Hillel reminisces on past Hanukkah celebrations in Israel and all their associated traditions.

Hanukkah 5781

Rabbi Michael Hillel discusses the significance of the brachot (blessings) we say during Hanukkah, and what that can tell us about the holiday.

2020 Board of Directors Update

This year, MJTI’s annual Board of Directors meeting was held online for the first time. This news release shares the fruits of that meeting.

Gilgamesh, the Flood, and the Garden

R. Klayman takes a look at the Epic of Gilgamesh and finds an overlooked parallel: Gilgamesh’s plant of immortality and the Garden of Eden.

Life’s Path

Rabbi Rich Nichol shares a few more nuggets of wisdom while surrounded by the beauty of the Northeastern autumn.

Stay Focused on the Goal

Pressing on when you feel spiritually exhausted can feel impossible. R. Hillel shares an inspiring perspective on this week’s parasha.

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