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Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary • The Benjamin and Rose Berger CJF Torah To-Go Series• Kislev 5774
 
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Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary • The Benjamin and Rose Berger CJF Torah To-Go Series• Kislev 5774
Kislev 5774 Dear Friends, It is our pleasure to present to you this issue of Yeshiva University’s Benjamin and Rose Berger Torah To-Go® series. It is our sincere hope that the Torah found in this
רפס
 may serve to enhance your Chanukah and your
מילו
 (study).  We have designed this project not only for the individual, studying alone, but perhaps even more for a
תור ח
 (a pair studying together) that wish to work through the study matter together, or a group engaged in facilitated study.  With this material, we invite you to join our
 Beit Midrash
 , wherever you may be,
הרות
 
לידגהל
 
הריד הלו
 (to enjoy the splendor of Torah) and to engage in discussing issues that touch on a most contemporary matter, and are rooted in the timeless arguments of our great sages from throughout the generations.
Chag Urim Sameach,
The Torah To-Go
®
 Editorial Team
 
Richard M. Joel, President and Bravmann Family University Professor, Yeshiva University Rabbi Kenneth Brander, Vice President for University and Community Life, Yeshiva University and The David Mitzner Dean, Center for the Jewish Future Rabbi Joshua Flug, General Editor Rabbi Michael Dubitsky, Editor  Andrea Kahn, Copy Editor Copyright © 2013  All rights reserved by Yeshiva University  Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future 500 West 185
th
 Street, Suite 413, New York, NY 10033 • office@yutorah.org • 212.960.5263 This publication contains words of Torah. Please treat it with appropriate respect. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Genene Kaye at 212.960.0137 or gkaye@yu.edu.
 
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Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary • The Benjamin and Rose Berger CJF Torah To-Go Series• Kislev 5774
Table of Contents
Chanukah 2013/5774
From Darkness to Light
Rabbi Kenneth Auman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 4
Chanukah
The
 Chag
of 
 Torah SheB'al Peh
Rabbi Assaf Bednarsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 7
The Complex History of the Hashmonaim
Rabbi Yosef Blau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 10
Practical Halacha Supplement: Yemei Hallel V’Hoda’ah: The Recitation of Hallel and Al HaNissim on Chanukah
Rabbi Joshua Flug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 13
Let There be Points of Light
Rabbi David Pahmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 19
My Chanuka while the Beit Hamikdash Stood
Rabbi Ezra Schwartz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 22
Zecharia's Prophecy: The Haftarah for Shabbos Chanukah
Professor Marcy Stern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 27
God’s Providence and the United States  A Thanksgiving Reader on Judaism and the American Idea
Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 32

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