The eight day Jewish festival of lights, known by the general public for its candles and dreidels is an ancient celebration of religious freedom and a miracle. Now, the author of a new book offers a uniquely American take on the holiday and how in this country, it was transformed from a minor festival to a major occasion.
- Dianne Ashton - professor of Religion Studies at Rowan University. She is the author of four books, most recently, Hanukkah in America: A History. She also edits the scholarly journal, American Jewish History.
- Robin Nafshi - Rabbi of Temple Beth Jacob in Concord