Hanukkah: Let There Be Lights

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Television
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December 15, 2009
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menorah with candles

This program offers a fresh look and a new understanding of this popular but somewhat misunderstood holiday. Traces the roots, considers the traditions past, and looks at the evolution of Hanukkah in today’s world.

Chanukah Stories

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Television
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December 15, 2009
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Chanukah Stories

In the dynamic new animated special Chanukah Stories, celebrity storytellers share two popular Chanukah tales - one which takes place on the first night of the eight-day Festival of Lights, the other on the last. The Tie Man's Miracle, narrated by actor Jami Gertz (Still Standing), celebrates the true meaning and enduring spirit of the holiday.

Hanukkah Lights

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Radio
Air Date and Time: 
December 14, 2009
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candles in a menorah

A perennial NPR favorite, now well into its second decade. Acclaimed authors explore Hanukkah traditions in original stories written expressly for Hanukkah Lights. Hosted by Murray Horwitz and Susan Stamberg.

WUSF 89.7 News' Morning Edition with Carson Cooper for Monday, December 14, 2009

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Health care debate between Democratic and Republican leaders, travel research shows occupancy rate for hotels is up, court clerks challenge a new electronic filing system, and Governor Charlie Crist, who running for the senate, spoke in Sarasota yesterday.
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TALLAHASSEE (2009-12-14)
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Leonardo's harpsichord-viola

More than 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci designed a completely new musical instrument. But the harpsichord-viola was just a figment of the his imagination until now. NPR featured this instrument on a recent segment of All Things Considered. You can learn more about it and hear Leonardo's musical invention here.

Chanukah in Story and Song

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Radio
Air Date and Time: 
December 14, 2009
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Leonard Nimoy

A returning one-hour Chanukah favorite, a celebration by The Western Wind performing Ladino songs of Spanish Jews, Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe and modern Israeli tunes with host Leonard Nimoy.

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