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AJS Director Rabbi Daniel Raphael Silverstein writes and performs music and poetry under the stage name Danny Raphael. This song is inspired by many spiritual teachings about how Chanukah is an opportunity to cultivate our capacity to see the Or Haganuz, the Hidden Light.

This light, we are taught, is the light of creation, unity, hope, connection and redemption, and Chanukah is a powerful opportunity to practice seeing and appreciating this light, which is hidden but present in everything around us.

For a copy of the lyrics and the sources that they are based on in parallel, please click here and write the message "Same Light".

The mystical and other teachings which the song is based on are explained and discussed in this free recorded class.

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