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There is a glamour and mystery about the Feast of Lights. Miss Solis-Cohen takes up the challenge of Hanukkah to the modern Jew and tries to explain it. The book will appeal to adults and to children, to those who seek knowledge on the holiday's origin and history.

CONTENTS PREFATORY PAGETO THE READER: THE CONTRIBUTORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii FOREWORD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xv   VICTIRY OF THE SPIRIT LOUIS D. BRANDES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xix PART ONE HANUKKAH AND ITS SIGNIFICANCEGIFTS EMMA LAZARUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 JUDAISM AND HELLENISM MILTON J. STEINBERG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 HANUKKAH AND ITS HISTORY SOLOMON GRAYZEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 THE MACCABEAN SPIRIT IN ZIONISM HORTENSE LEVY AMRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 HANUKKAH IN MUSIC ABRAHAM W. BINDER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 HANUKKAH AND THE MENORAH PAUL ROMANOFF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 HASMONEAN COINS SOLOMON GRAYZEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 MODIN: BIRTH PLACE AND BURIAL PLACE OF THE MACCABEES ZEV VILNAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 HANUKKAH IN OLDEN TIMES ISRAEL ABRAHAMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99   QUIPS AND QUIRKS FOR HANUKKAH SIDNEY B. HOENIG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 vii

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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageCONTENTSLIST OF ILLUSTRATIONSPREFATORYTO THE READERFOREWORDTHE VICTORY OF THE SPIRITHANUKKAH AND ITS SIGNIFICANCEGIFTSJUDAISM AND HELLENISMHANUKKAH AND ITS HISTORYTHE MACCABEAN SPIRIT IN ZIONISMHANUKKAH IN MUSICHANUKKAH AND THE MENORAHHASMONEAN COINSMODIN: Birth Place and Burial Place of the MaccabeesHANUKKAH IN OLDEN TIMESQUIPS AND QUIRKS FOR HANUKKAHHANUKKAH IN LITERATUREANCIENT WRITINGSTHE MACCABEAN REVOLTTHE MIRACLE OF OILTHE OBSERVANCE OF HANUKKAHMATTATHIAS CHARGES HIS SONSMODERN WRITINGSDRAMATHE DUNGEON IN THE CITADELTHE MAGIC TOPTHE VALIANT MACCABEESAT THIS SEASONVERSEFOR THE SABBATH OF HANUKKAHMACCABEAN BATTLE-SONGTHE BATTLE OF EMMAUSLAMPS OF DEDICATIONHANUKKAH HYMNTHE FEAST OF LIGHTSTHE BANNER OF THE JEWFEAST OF DEDICATIONSOLDIERSBEFORE THE MENORAHMATTATHIASBLESSINGS FOR HANUKKAHMY HANUKKAH CANDLESHANUKKAH LIGHTSTHE MENORAHTHE CALLHAIL THE MACCABEESHASMONEAN LIGHTSHANUKKAHPROSETHE MENORAHTHE MARTYRED MOTHERMESSENGERS AT MODINTHE HANUKKAH LIGHTSTHE RESCUE OF THE SAGETHE LIGHT THAT NEVER FAILEDFOR THE YOUNGA SONG OF ALWAYSRUTH SHINES THE MENORAHDREIDEL SONGHOW RUTH COUNTED THE HANUKKAH CANDLESHOW RUTH WENT OUT AT NIGHT—ON HANUKKAHA HANUKKAH STORYTHE BRAVE RIDERTHE EVER-BURNING LIGHT THAT WENT OUT AND WAS LIT AGAINHANUKKAH AT VALLEY FORGECOMMEMORATION OF HANUKKAHSERVICE FOR HANUKKAHA HANUKKAH PARTYTHE CANDLE DRILLCANDLE DRILL FOR HANUKKAHBIBLIOGRAPHYACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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