WWW.KOSHERDELIGHT.COM - GLOBAL JEWISH DIRECTORY WITH NEWS AND INFORMATION, TRAVEL, EDUCATION, PARENTING, HOLIDAYS AND MORE   כושר דילייט - מגאזין יהודי באינטרנט הכולל חדשות ומידע יהודי גלובלי. המגאזין כולל: בתי חב"ד, בתי ספר יהודיים, אוכל כשר ומסעדות כשרות, מקוואות, חינוך ועוד

   

Kosher Restaurants

Kosher Hotels

Synagogues

Kosher recipes

Mikvah

Jewish Holidays

KOSHER RESTAURANTS

KOSHER HOTELS

SYNAGOGUES

KOSHER RECIPES

MIKVAOT

JEWISH HOLIDAYS

                          ב"ה   
KOSHER DELIGHT - YOUR JEWISH ONLINE MAGAZINE!

Bullet Home
Bullet
SITE INDEX
BulletJEWISHKD.COM
Bullet
DONATE 

KOSHER
BulletKosher restaurants
   Around the World!
BulletKosher Hotels
Bullet
Kosher Recipes 

BulletVegetarian Restaurants
Bullet
Updates from the
   Chief Rabbinate of
   Israel

BulletKosher Alcohol Updates
Bullet
Kashrut Authorities
BulletKosher Products Lists

Bullet
Kashrut Comments

BET DIN OUTSIDE ISRAEL
BulletInternational Directory of Rabbinical Courts

SHABBAT
BulletCandle Lighting Times
   for Shabbat & Holidays


NEWS
Bullet
News & Media


JEWISH STUFF...
BulletJewish Simcha
BulletJudaism, Spiritualism,
   Opinions and more

Bullet
Jewish Communities
   Around the World

Bullet
Parashat
   HaShavuah
   
Bullet
Jewish Holidays
Bullet
Synagogues
Bullet
Mikvaot
Bullet
Chabad Houses
Bullet
Aish HaTorah
Bullet
Young Israel  
Bullet
NCSY
Bullet
B'nai Akiva
Bullet
Hillel
BulletThe Holocaust


PARENTING
BulletParenting
BulletJewish Camps
BulletKids
Bullet
Babies


HEALTH
Bullet
Jewish Hospitals
Bullet
Your Health
Bullet
Do not Abuse
    Drugs and Alcohol


FRIENDS ON 4
BulletOur Pets
BulletThe Dog Trainer: Q & A
BulletThe Veterinarian Corner
Bullet הטסת כלבים
Bullet כלבים: עכשיו הדיאטה
Bulletהיצלנו את לוקה


BulletInsurance New!
BulletQuestions & Answers
Bullet
Links


BulletCONTACT US!  


 
 
  JEWISH AND KOSHER UNITED STATES       
 
 
  KD MAGAZINE!                      ב"ה     
 

B”H

Rabbi Biggs has sent you an E-Card!

Click on this link to retrieve your card:

http://www.chabadgn.com/go.asp?p=ecard&id=dGutn5qpC0mO3voik1L6qzNi6M29CXIBp00EGjfW4pz8ZDrWOkh57wQQQQ61QQQQ61

If this link wraps on to a second line or is not clickable, simply copy the entire link and paste it to your browser's address bar.

Chanukah-Appreciation and Growth

This year the first night of Chanukah is Tuesday December 20th and the last night is Tuesday December 27th.

Candles should be lit after sunset (4:30 In NY City) except for Friday when they must be lit before sunset and Saturday when they must be lit after nightfall (5:15 in NY City)

On the first night of Chanukah we light the Shamash and use the Shamash to light the far right candle. After lighting the Shamash, before lighting the candle we make three blessings:

1)  Baruch Atah Adonai Elohainu Melech Ha’olam Asher Kid’shanu B’mitzvotav V’tzivanu L’hadlik Ner Chanukah.

2)  Baruch Atah Adonai Elohainu Melech Ha’olam She’asah Nissim La’avotainu Bayamim Hahaim Bizman Hazeh.

3)  Baruch Atah Adonai Elohainu Melech Ha’olam Shehechiyanu Vekiy’manu Vehig’yanu Lizman Hazeh.

The third blessing is only recited the first night or the first time one lights candles this year.

On the second night the Shamash is lit, the first two blessings are said, and then the Shamash is used to light the second from the right and then the far right candles. Each night the new candle is lit first.

On Friday the Menorah is lit before Shabbat candles. Under no circumstances should the Menorah be lit after sunset.

On Saturday the Menorah is lit after Havdalah after nightfall.

  Shalom and Bracha!

  Chanukah is a celebration of a twofold miracle; the Maccabees overcame their oppressors against overwhelming odds, and the oil that was sufficient for one day lasted for seven. In appreciation of the miracle of the victory, we say the Hallel each day in the morning prayers and the Al Hanissim in the prayers and in the grace after meals. In recognition of the miracle of the Menorah, we light the Menorah each night of Chanukah.

  The victory of the Maccabees teaches us that even when we see no chance to overcome, we must stand up for that which is right and remember that victory is in the hands of Hashem who is totally beyond nature.

  The Hallel and Al Hanissim remind us to constantly express our appreciation for all of our blessings. This is also a very important lesson in dealing with each other.

  The Maggid of Mezritch once asked his students: If two people are on ladders, one on the fiftieth rung and one on the second, which is higher? The students understood that there must be hidden depth in the question, and asked the Maggid to tell them. He answered that it depends if and in which way they are going. Each night of Chanukah, we add an additional candle. Chanukah symbolizes our internal battle between light and darkness. We begin with one candle and slowly increase. This teaches us that we should illuminate our lives on step at a time, at first with one Mitzvah, and then another. Our constant increasing teaches us that we must never stagnate- what was ideal for yesterday is insufficient for today.

  As we collectively light up our portions of the world, may we speedily see the ultimate illumination of the world through the coming of Moshiach.

  Chag Sameach,

 Rabbi Biggs

Dedicated in merit of Gittel Bas Miriam for a full and speedy recovery

There is a great Chanukah website at

http://www.chabadgn.com/holidays/chanukah/

A project of Chabad of Great Neck

400 East Shore Rd.

Great Neck NY 11024

516 4874554       fax 516 4874807

 

The Chanukah lights increase from day to day. Wouldn’t it be great to convince one more Jew each day to light a Menorah?


 
   
Custom Search
 
KOSHER DELIGHT - YOUR JEWISH ONLINE MAGAZINE! כושר דילייט - מגזין החדשות והמידע מהעולם היהודי ומישראל, כולל מסעדות כשרות, בתי כנסת ועוד ועוד

Zikit Translation Services

ZIKIT TRANSLATION SERVICES , שירותי תירגום, שרותי תירגום, שירות תרגומים, שירות תירגומים, שרות תרגום, תירגום, תרגום, תירגום מסמכים, תירגום תעודות, תרגום טכני, תירגום טכני, תרגום, תרגומים מעברית לאנגלית, תרגומים מאנגלית לעברית, תרגום עברי אנגלית אנגלי עברי -  זיקית שירותי תרגום

www.zikit.org


THE JEWISH HOLOCAUST
THE HOLOCAUST - THE SHOAH

Advertise with Us!

KD Kosher Recipe Collection
Send us your 
Kosher Recipe!


COMPREHENSIVE WORLDWIDE JEWISH SEARCH: JEWISHKD.COM Comprehensive Worldwide Jewish Search