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January 17, 2014 12:00 AM

SCHOLL: Holiday illumination

The Christmas season was a festive time; it is every year. Colorful lights brighten souls. Christmas trees and excited children call up the nostalgia of Christmas past -- memories from the days when we ran in pajamas to the presents under the tree. At this same holiday time, Jews celebrate Hanukkah, remembering when the temple in Jerusalem was rededicated. A candle was needed to burn for each of eight nights, but there was enough oil for only one night. Miraculously, the candle burned for all eight nights.

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