The Beis Yosef’s Question The Beis Yosef asks why the festival of Chanuka was instituted for eight days. Since the Chashmonaim found one jar of oil that would have been sufficient for the first night it would seem that the first night wasn’t miraculous. This question is also asked by the Tosfos HaRosh. It is very interesting to note that both of them give almost identical answers to this question. ...Read more ›
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