Chanukah Program

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Program Date(s): 
11:00 AM Sunday Dec 13, 2020 to 12:00 PM Thursday Dec 17, 2020
Program Dates: 
During Chanukah at 11:00 am EST, starting Sunday, Dec. 13
Venue: 
Leaders & Speakers: 
Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler,
Rabbi Menachem Leibtag,
Rabbi Dr. Zvi Leshem,
Professor Daniel Schwartz,
Dr. Malka Simkovich,
Laurie Novick,
Shulie Mishkin,
Rabbi Jay Kelman

Chanukah Shiurim: All times are Eastern

Sunday, Dec. 13:  
11:00am 
The Story of Chanukah, According to the Book of Maccabees: A Different Miracle, or a Different Perspective? 
Rabbi Menachem Leibtag

Monday, Dec. 14:  
11:00am
Chanukah: Nature and Miracles
Rabbi Dr. Zvi Leshem
In Partnership with the National Library of Israel 

The shiur is sponsored by Fay and Arnie Niederhoffer. May we be blessed with good health and long life.

12:15pm
My Glorious Brothers: How Did the Hasmoneans Change Jerusalem and Judaism?
Shulie Mishkin
The shiur is sponsored by Fay and Arnie Niederhoffer. May we be blessed with good health and long life.

Tuesday, Dec. 15:
11:00am
The Candles of the Mikdash
Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler

Wednesday, Dec. 16:
11:00am
How Did the Story of Chanukah Become the Holiday of Chanukah?
Dr. Malka Simkovich

2:15pm
Men, Women, and Ritual on Chanuka: Hallel Ve-hoda'a
Laurie Novick
This shiur is sponsored by Mimi and Byron Shore in memory of Mimi's father, Naftali ben Mendel z"l, whose Yarzheit is Rosh Chodesh Tevet. May his neshama have an aliya and may we be blessed with good health and long life.

Thursday, Dec. 17:
11:00am
Antiochus's Decrees, Hirschian Orthodoxy, and German Jewry on the Eve of the Holocaust
Prof. Daniel R. Schwartz

8:30pm
Mikketz: Two Years and Eight Days
Rabbi Jay Kelman
The shiur is sponsored by Dan and Lisa  Mendelson in memory of  Dan’s father, Albert Stanley Mendelson  אליהו בן מאיר בער. May we be blessed with good health and long life.