The Intent May Be There , But “Happy Holidays” Doesn’t Cut It

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YONKERS, NY — December 22, 2018 — Few months present the multicultural celebrations and opportunities that December does!  The holiday season evokes festivities celebrated by many people who reside in Westchester County. Somehow the generic “Happy Holidays” greetings did not impress my sensibilities; it felt distant, uninvolved, uncaring, ignorant, demeaning, lazy, and most derogatory and disrespectful of our colleagues, friends, …

eHeziThe Intent May Be There , But “Happy Holidays” Doesn’t Cut It

Happy Hanukkah 2018

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The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah Hanukkah 2018 begins in the evening of Sunday, December 2nd, and ends in the evening of Monday, December 10th. The celebration commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, where according to legend Jews had risen up against their Greek-Syrian oppressors in the Maccabean Revolt. …

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Governor Cuomo Delivers A Hanukkah Message

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"This evening at sundown, members of the Jewish community here in New York and throughout the world, will begin the celebration of Hanukkah.  The 'Festival of Lights' is a commemoration of the perseverance and resilience of the Jewish people. The dedication shown by a small yet committed group loyal to their beliefs and way of life is a story that …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Delivers A Hanukkah Message