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What is Hanukkah?

With Hanukkah just around the corner, it’s natural there’s some curiosity as to what the holiday’s all about. Our Director of Community Engagement, Michael Schwartz, joined Bob Kronbauer and Lindsay William-Ross of the Vancouver is Awesome podcast to explain the origins and traditions of Hanukkah and discuss a wide range of Jewish topics. We covered a lot of ground, from matrilineal descent to fried chicken. Listen to the full episode below, or take it with you via iTunes. The interview begins at the 16 minute mark.