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Aggadah

The Aggadah or Aggadata refers to non-legal teachings of the traditions of the Jewish and the main part of all its teachings. It basically covers a large number of moral exhortations, myths, historical anecdotes, homilies, or tips in various fields of work. It mostly comes from the texts of the Talmud and in various compilations of the Midrash Aggadah, the… (more…)

Hanukah

The Hanukah, called the "Feast of Lights" is a Jewish holiday that is celebrated for eight days, and which commemorates the defeat of the Greeks and the regaining of independence of the Jewish by the hands of the Maccabees over the Greeks, and the subsequent purification of the Temple in Jerusalem and of pagan icons in the second century A.C.… (more…)