R’ Shammai said we should begin with eight candles and then remove one each night … and he had a biblical reason to teach this! So, why do we add a candle to our menorahs each night of Hanukkah? And what does Hanukkah have to do with Sukkot, the dedication of Solomon’s Temple, and the bitter month of Cheshvan? Let’s take a deep dive into these topics and discover some wonderful spiritual insights together.
[This Hanukkah teaching was prepared at the request of Beth Tikkun Messianic Fellowship in Akron, Ohio, for use in their weekly study.]