Lesson 4: Taking the first step. Everyday we are faced with daunting tasks. Solving the deficit, fighting discrimination, ending wars and seeking a more peaceful world. It can feel overwhelming just thinking about it – let alone figuring out where to even begin. As the story of Hanukkah goes, when the Maccabees returned to their Temple after the war, the first thing they needed to do was to re-light the eternal flame.
The Festival of lights»