Chanukah touches the heart of every Jew, young and old. It is the only holiday that celebrates the power of the Jewish soul to brighten up a dark, intolerant world with spiritual light and warmth.
The focal point of Chanukah is lighting the Chanukah menorah. No Jew should be left behind; it is an essential mitzvah that every single Jew, old or young—even small boys and girls—should each light Chanukah candles of their own.
Electric menorahs are great for display purposes, and are a wonderful medium for publicizing the Chanukah miracle. But the Chanukah lights used to fulfill the mitzvah should be real flames fueled by wax or oil – like the flames in the Holy Temple.
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