Hanukah 5780: By the Light of Thirty-six Candles

Posted by Mike Feuer on December 19, 2019
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Hanukah

In the world of Torah numbers are more than just math, they are a symbolic language which conveys meaning; and the number most deeply connected to Hanukah is the number thirty-six. Here is an exploration of the meaning hidden in the original light of creation, the thirty-six righteous of the world and the Hanukah candles.

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About Mike Feuer

Mike teaches Hasidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. Rav Mike is creating a wondering Jewish history podcast. To learn more on how you can support his podcast please visit Michael Feuer on Patreon. Mike also has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. To learn more about his experiences visit the Pardes website to read more.

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