"A glance at the table of contents, from storytelling and recipes to theology, offers evidence of the author's comprehensive grasp of the family. The book is helpful to the family that strives to induct its members into the spirituality and joys of Jewishness and Judaism."
from the Preface by Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, Valley Beth Shalom, Encino, California
"Will shed its bright light for all eight days of Hanukkah, and then some…. deals sensitively with the traditions of the holiday, as well as with the variety of ways in which modern Jews attempt to grapple with the complex emotions and celebrations of the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons."
Dr. Egon Mayer, Center for Jewish Studies, City University of New York
“Children and parents will all find this wonderful resource a way to make their Hanukkah even brighter.”
Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, author of In God's Name and Cain and Abel: Finding the Fruits of Peaceand many other books for children and families
“From history to holiday practices, from rituals to recipes, brings new understanding and meaning to our celebration. An essential Hanukkah gift for every home and congregation.”
Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, author of The Way Into Jewish Prayer; Professor of Liturgy, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion