Published on YourTango on 12/15/12
Hanukkah is an eight day Jewish celebration that can teach us much about improving our lives.
Hanukkah (or Chanukah or one of many other spellings) is a Jewish festival that comes around the time of Christmas. Many people know it for the progressive lighting of the candles on its nine branched menorah, for latkes or potato pancakes, for gift giving, for singing and for dreidels. From a religious standpoint, there are many holidays that are more important in Judaism, but culturally many more people have heard of it than more significant Jewish holidays. Each of us can learn lessons from Hanukkah about winning in life. Here are three things we can learn from this festival: