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A new Hanukkah blessing for 2023/5784.
a hanukkiah with lit candles
“I’m drilling / into darkness / to where the rabbis’ promise / flickers still.”
a glass Hanukkah menorah
This new poem honors the complex feeling of Hanukkah this year, 2023/5784.
a silver and blue dreidl
“even the faintest spark of light / can reach / and illuminate us.”
closeup photo of candle flames on a Hanukkiah
“With each prayer, with each Shabbat, with each of the eight nights– / we’ll light our candles on our tables, windowsills, and hearts.”
people gather to light multiple hanukkah menorahs
“we remind ourselves / of eternal light at the core / of the universe”
view of earth from space
“Which letter is my own in all of Torah?”
a person walks in a field of light
“sparking hope / for a engulfing glow to illuminate all peoples / through love…”
the moon looms over the mountains in a deep blue sky
“Tonight, perhaps, don’t be in such a rush / to set up your candles against the dark.”
stars across the night sky

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