Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Hanukkah Lamps

Clip: 12/07/2012 | 3m 33s

“The rabbis going back to Maimonides and earlier felt that the lights of the Hanukkah lamp were sacred,” according to Susan Braunstein, curator at the Jewish Museum in New York City, and if you couldn’t afford a gold or silver lamp “you could use an egg shell, or a nut shell, or a potato carved out.”

Aired: 12/07/12

Rating: NR

Watch Episode

Problems Playing Video?