When We Need Light the Most

Celebrating Diwali in community.

Photo courtesy of the author.

By Edie Weinstein

Having been raised in a Jewish home, I was familiar with the festival of lights known as Hanukkah. Candles are kindled to celebrate the miracle of a vessel of oil meant to last only one day, but instead lasted eight days. In the Hindu, Jain, Sikh and Buddhist traditions, another reason to celebrate light is called…

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