I always have found it interesting that Chanukah, the holiday that marks our victory in the battle against Greek assimilation, is the most assimilated of the Jewish holidays. In the eyes of even some justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, it is just how Jews celebrate this festive season.
I find this ironic...but there must be a purpose and so I thought about this irony of Chanukah. I invite you to read my perceptions at
What are your thoughts on this?
Rabbi Ben Hecht
PS We have actually discussed this issue in 2007 in http://nishmablog.blogspot.com/2007/12/irony-of-chanukah.html. Check that out as well but comment here.